Josh Fruhlinger

Josh Fruhlinger is a writer and editor who lives in Los Angeles.

SAML explained: How this open standard enables single sign on

CRISC certification: Your ticket to the C-suite?

CRISC certification: Your ticket to the C-suite?

Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) is a certification that focuses on enterprise IT risk management. Learn about the exam, prerequisites, study guides, and potential salary.

Social engineering explained: How criminals exploit human behavior

Social engineering explained: How criminals exploit human behavior

Social engineering is the art of exploiting human psychology, rather than technical hacking techniques, to gain access to buildings, systems or data.

8 top cloud security certifications

8 top cloud security certifications

Cloud security skills are in high demand. These certs will help you demonstrate your cloud security know-how.

CDPSE certification: Requirements, exam, and cost

CDPSE certification: Requirements, exam, and cost

The Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) certification is new on the scene, but the privacy-focused cert is already in increasing demand.

Security engineer job requirements, certifications, and salary

Security engineer job requirements, certifications, and salary

A security engineer helps develop and implement strategies and systems to protect against cyberattacks. Here’s what you need to know about this vital role.

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Exam, cost, and requirements

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP): Exam, cost, and requirements

Get answers to your burning questions about this cloud security certification and whether it's the right cert for you.

Opsec examples: 6 spectacular operational security failures

Opsec examples: 6 spectacular operational security failures

Even savvy dark web denizens sometimes fail to cover their tracks.

Certified ethical hacker: CEH certification cost, training, and value

Certified ethical hacker: CEH certification cost, training, and value

Learn how CEH certification will impact your job and salary and how to decide if this cert is right for you.

CompTIA Security+: Prerequisites, objectives, and cost

CompTIA Security+: Prerequisites, objectives, and cost

Learn how CompTIA Security+ certification will impact your job and salary and how to decide if this cert is right for you.

Tabletop exercises: Six sample scenarios

Tabletop exercises: Six sample scenarios

Tabletop exercises are a low-stress, high-impact way to test your plans for handling a crisis. Here are some tips for getting the most out of the process, plus six scenarios you can use to start your journey.

15 top open-source intelligence tools

15 top open-source intelligence tools

OSINT (open-source intelligence) is the practice of collecting information from published or otherwise publicly available sources. These tools will help you find sensitive public info before bad guys do.

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