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Free Splunk Training for Vets

I just came across a great resource for US Veterans that can help them start or enhance their career cybersecurity. Splunk offers free their Fundamentals training to all US Veterans for free. It will not make you a pro at Splunk but it is a good resource to familiarize yourself with the tool. To validate your veteran status, you must have a USAA account or upload your DD-214. You can signup or find out more about the program Here.

Equifax Security Breach: Degree in Music

Recently, Equifax Inc was target of a hack that may have affected over 143 millions of Americans[0]. It was pointed out that the Equifax’s Chief Security Officer Susan Mauldin didn’t had a degree in Information Technology. Based on her LinkedIn profile (now removed),  Susan Mauldin had a degree in Music Composition[1]. The folks at /r/technology and other tech websites wasted no time to make fun about the former CSO being unqualified for such import position in a corporation that handles a financial and…