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Technology Market / The Best Video Conferencing Software For Remote Working by Groot279: 3:39pm On Dec 15, 2021
In almost every aspect of life, the coronavirus has caused us to reconsider and adjust our habits. One of the most significant adjustments is not being able to go to work—that daily commute and 8-hour shift that many of us would have seen as unavoidable as taxes.

Adjusting to the independence and lack of structure that comes with working from home can be difficult enough without the extra technology obstacles. It can be difficult to transition from your professional office setting to the couch-laptop workstation you share with your cat (who appears infuriatingly oblivious to the bad internet connection!!) when you have to teach yourself about cloud storage and screen sharing.

Mastering videoconferencing is a good place to start, if only so you can call your kids and ask them to show you how to use terms like "cloud storage" and "screen sharing."

Zoom Meetings
Zoom meetings are online meetings that take place over the internet.
This easy-to-use desktop tool is free for short meetings—or longer ones if you don't mind having to resume your conference call after 40 minutes. The pay-wall isn't too high if you want lengthier, uninterrupted chin-wags. It should be emphasised, though, that Zoom isn't the most secure video-conferencing software available, so if you work for MI6, you should look elsewhere.

Skype
Join the group if pre-coronavirus, Skype was the only videoconferencing programme you'd heard of. One of the best things that Skype has going for it is that almost everyone knows how to use it and has already downloaded the app to their laptop and/or mobile device. However, we've all experienced the classic sound/image delay, so while Skype is a terrific choice for an impromptu conference, if your team wants to meet more frequently, it could be worth trying with other choices. Read More here
Business / Safety Consultants Is The Industry Leader In Technical And Process Safety by Groot279: 5:19pm On Sep 10, 2021
The phrases "technical safety" and "process safety" are often used in the process industries to define the safety standards for the design and operation of hazardous processes. Technical safety is a set of discrete aspects used in risk analysis and management to help identify, assess, and evaluate hazards, as well as provide solutions to minimize risks to as low as reasonably practicable levels. These factors can be used individually or in combination to achieve design or operational integrity and assurance.

The ability to predict and prevent or mitigate undesirable events is the single most important factor in achieving business success - in the construction, banking, oil & gas industry, and in the energy sector at large. Safety Consultants and Solutions Providers are here to ensure business continuity and life safety by creating an enabling environment. They evolve to meet the industry's needs through different services, ensuring standardization and diligence in Enterprise Risk Management as they champion best practices in compliance to local and international codes through the provision of professional Environmental, Occupational, Process Fire Safety, and Security. They deliver functional frameworks through expert consultants and engineers. Kindly click this like here

Career / Nbcc Appoints The Technical Director Of Safety Consultants & Solutions Provider by Groot279: 11:28am On Aug 13, 2021
The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce is the foremost bilateral Chamber in Nigeria with the objective to promote trade and investment between Nigeria and Britain since its establishment in 1977. With over Three Hundred and Fifty (350) members, we are affiliated with the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) which gives us access to a network of Fifty-Three (53) chambers of commerce across the UK and Seventy-One (71) other international affiliations.

With a membership strength of Three Hundred (300) members whose total net worth is about N200 trillion from all sectors of the economy, made up of Nigerians and Britons, our Chamber is constantly developing a network of local branches in other parts of the country and has an NBCC-UK office presence.

The Chamber was set up to promote and develop Anglo-Nigeria trade relations, continually create value for its members, and facilitate business-to-business relationships. The Chamber also promotes Nigerian export to the United Kingdom (UK) and inflow of Capital and Investment into Nigeria. Services also include the organization of trade missions to the two countries, management of training, conferences, and seminars addressed by leading authorities in different fields, and acts as a forum for debate to members and non-members on topical issues affecting the economy; particularly Nigerian-British trade.

Safety Consultants and Solutions Provider is a leading multidisciplinary consultancy in Fire, HSE-MS, Technical & Process Safety, and Security Risk Mitigation in the Sub-Sahara Africa region . SCSP Business strategy is to provide quality engineering solutions and consultancy services that rely on innovation as a core disquisition.

We adopt a holistic approach to the critical aspects of customer requirements.

The effective management of technical safety, risk, and reliability is one of the first priorities in any construction, oil, and gas development project. Production facilities are usually quite complex, and often located in unique environments that are almost always hostile, with plenty of potential for safety breaches, negative environmental impact,1 or loss-making downtime.

The ability to predict and prevent or mitigate undesirable events is the single most important factor in achieving business success - in the construction, banking, oil & gas industry, and in the energy sector at large. Safety Consultants And Solutions Providers are here to ensure business continuity and life safety by creating an enabling environment.

Safety Consultants and Solutions Provider is the leading company in providing world-class safety and security management solutions to protect Africa's most critical infrastructure. The business strategy is built around two pillars: Safety & Security SolutionsKindly visit our website for more information on who we are www.scspng.com

SCSP makes Africa a Safer Place... We are SAFETY!!!

The NBCC appoints the Technical Director of Safety Consultants And Solutions Provider as a member of the Oil & Gas Committee of the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce. This appointment takes effect from the month of July and is for a period of two years

Computers / Starter Kit For Risk Management by Groot279: 9:56am On Aug 12, 2021
We all deal with risk on a regular basis; otherwise, we wouldn't be able to cross a busy street safely.

"No one knows what tomorrow will bring," as the saying goes. As a result, risk management is merely a formalization of an informal habit. Rather than reacting to hazards as they arise, risk management requires us to anticipate risk detection, classification, and action prior to the occurrence of the risk.

Risk management requires us to anticipate risk identification, classify them, and take mitigation activities before the risk occurs in order to minimize any loss threats and maximize any gain.

Some risks can be spotted before they happen. Contrary to popular opinion, this includes COVID 19, for which there were ample warning signs for a distracted world, including an explicit warning by Bill Gates in 2015. Germany's Wire Card business scandal of 2020 also falls in that bracket. Other risks come out of the blue Japan prepared for a Tsunami or an earthquake but did not imagine a combined Tsunami AND earthquake as struck in 2011. Risks can also be opportunities which can be optimized by forward-looking management as demonstrated by Nigeria's paystack which was acquired in October 2020 by America's stripe payments system in a deal valued at over $200m.

This framework begins your risk management journey by taking into account these intricacies.

It categorizes each risk occurrence into three categories for your beginning register: Type, Incidence, and Impact. Because Risk Incidence contains two sub-components, these classifications will require four columns in a basic risk register, i.e., Type, Incidence-Likelihood, Incidence-Scope, and Impact are all factors to consider.

Risk ID
Description
Type
Incidence like hood
Incidence Scope
Impact ID

Type of Risk
Risk Type - Once a risk has been identified, it is assigned a reference number (“Risk ID”), a brief description of its nature (“Description”), and one label (“Type”) that best describes the risk's potential impact on the organization's goals. Below are five sample "labels" from which you can select the one that best fits the risk.

(a) Strategic — [/b]This category denotes behaviors, events, policies, or processes that may have a substantial impact on your entity's long-term goals.

[b](b) Operational –
This label groups behaviors, events, policies, or processes that have an immediate impact on your entity's short-term prospects and can't be categorized better using (c) to (e) below.

(c) Asset safeguarding - [/b]This label categorizes risks that may impair your entity's ability to safeguard its assets and, as a result, avoid loss, theft, management overriding of established controls, waste of organization resources, inefficient asset use, and bad decision making.

[b](d) Reporting – [/b]This category includes risks that affect the accuracy of internal and external reporting, which provides data for decision-making, control, and evaluation of management's resource stewardship.

[b](e) Compliance – [/b]This category covers risks that affect your capacity to comply with applicable (internal and external) agreements, regulations, covenants, laws, policies, and procedures that are designed to improve your organization's economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and long-term viability.

[b]Risk Incidence

Risk Incidence – [/b]There are two components to consider: Likelihood and Scope.

Give your opinion on how likely it is that this risk will occur.

[b](a) Low -
expected to happen more than 3 years after you identify the risk.

(b) Moderate – [/b]between one and three years after identification.

[b](c) High -
this risk is expected to occur within a year of your identification.

Scope

Provide your best estimate of how much of your entity would be affected (example below).

(a) Unit - [/b]restricted to a single entity department with no major impact outside of that component).

[b](b) Organization -
you believe it affects more than one component, if not the entire organization, but is manageable within.

(c) External - affects the entire organization, is unlikely to be confined internally, and is likely to have an impact on external stakeholders' interests.

Impact of Risk Risk Impact
This is where you come to a decision on the seriousness of the negative risk or favorable opportunity for your company. The classifications below can be used to estimate risk impact (adapted from Edward de Bono's "5 Day Course in Thinking"wink.

The first two should be utilized for negative risks, the third for neutral risks, and the last two for positive risks. Color coding (see picture in pdf) can be used to make it easier to recognize the impact class in a risk register and to easily create risk heat maps that graphically depict the content of the register:

A Risk Impacts Starter Kit

(a) Fatal (F) you conclude that the identified negative risk poses a substantial threat to the entity's legitimacy and existence. It necessitates immediate action.

(b) Weak (W) [/b]You believe that this negative risk is not fatal, but that it could evolve into a fatal threat if not addressed promptly. It necessitates prompt defensive action on the part of the organization.
It is significant in the natural world.

[b](c) You define dangers or opportunities
that do not currently pose a major risk to an entity's goals and operations as neutral (N). They can, however, mutate into serious negative or positive dangers, therefore they must be closely watched.

(d) Challenge (C) – you identify positive risks or possibilities that are expected to produce a rise in demand for the entity's services and/or goods, but that will necessitate more organizational performance to capitalize on the potential. There is a good possibility that the opportunity will be missed. The organization is not yet strong enough to fully exploit the opportunity, and if nothing is done, it will be lost. It's very important.

(e) Strong (S) – [/b]you identify favorable risks or opportunities that are expected to cause an increase in demand for the entity's services and/or goods, either directly or indirectly.

[b]Also Read:
Top 6 cybersecurity certifications
RISK MANAGEMENT IN CYBERSECURITY
Science/Technology / Risk Management In Cybersecurity by Groot279: 3:11pm On Aug 10, 2021
Risks are an unavoidable aspect of life, and we are all immediately aware of them. A risk is the chance of something going wrong and having a bad outcome. Risk management is at the center of most businesses and the core of many sectors, including insurance. To gain a competitive advantage, good organizations identify and manage risks efficiently.

In this session, we'll look at some fundamental risk concepts and how they relate to cybersecurity.

Risk value = Consequence x Likelihood

The impact and accompanying damages are referred to as the consequence.

The likelihood of a risk impact is the frequency with which it occurs.

For mathematical reasons, it would be ideal if we had accurate statistical data for each risk. If we know that one out of every ten cars will have a flat tire in a given year, we can readily calculate the related risk value.

The following is an example of the risk value equation applied to the prior flat tire scenario. A flat tire on the way to work can cost an individual a day's worth of productivity. One day's worth of work would be lost as a result of this risk. While this result is inconvenient, keep in mind that the danger is tiny - one out of every ten autos in a given year. As a result, we may consider the overall risk to be modest.

Because of the ongoing growth of technology and the involvement of outside adversaries, it's difficult to quantify the likelihood of cybersecurity. As a general rule, the likelihood of an organization being attacked is influenced by three factors.

Likelihood = Adversary capability x Adversary motivation x Vulnerability severity

An opponent is a broad phrase that refers to any entity that seeks to undermine an information system. You will learn more about adversary classification later in this course. You'll be able to assign values to their abilities and motives as a result of this.

Vulnerabilities are flaws in a system that could be exploited to compromise it. A vulnerability could, for example, be a webpage that does not properly authenticate a user.

The following is an example of the second equation. Consider a bank that is being targeted by a criminal group looking to steal users' financial login information and passwords.

Because criminals might utilize a variety of tools and design their own if necessary, the adversary capability could be classified as a medium.

Because they may attempt many attacks over a period of time, their motivation could be considered high.

Because it is relatively straightforward to exploit, a discovered vulnerability could be rated as high. Certain vulnerabilities, for example, have publicly available descriptions that allow attackers to readily mimic assaults.

Note: Using the phrases "low," "medium," and "high" to rate risk is an example of qualitative risk analysis. In a perfect world, we'd utilize exact numbers or percentages; nevertheless, these can be difficult to come by, thus estimates are frequently the only option.

Response to a threat

The emphasis is then placed on risk management, or response, once a business has analyzed all of its risks. In general, an organization has four options for dealing with risk. They are listed in the table below.

Accept

The organization accepts the risk in its current form. This is a decision that will be made by a senior individual within the organization, referred to as a “risk owner”.

Reduce

The organization could decide a risk is too large to accept and aim to have it reduced in some fashion. This could either be through reducing the likelihood or consequence.

Transfer

The organization may want a third party to accept the risk, or part of it, instead of accepting it themselves. This is done via insurance.

Reject

The organization could decide a risk is too high and may withdraw from being affected by it. This will have significant business impacts such as shutting down sites or avoiding markets.

EXAMPLE

Let's take a look at these four risk reactions. Assume you're thinking of launching a home-based cake baking business. If you set your oven on fire while baking, you run the danger of causing damage to your kitchen. Here are a few options for dealing with this danger.

Acceptance: [/b]You might assess the risk and, confident in your baking skills, take the chance that nothing will go wrong. If something goes wrong with your baking, you know how to fix it and are prepared to do so.

[b]Reduction:
You determine that putting your kitchen and oven at high risk is not something you want to do, so you lessen the risk. Installing a smoke detector to provide early warning could lessen the likelihood of fire-related events. By installing a fire suppression system, you can lessen the impact of a fire. Both solutions will cost a little money, but you think they're worth it.

Transference: [/b]You contact your insurance company and request that your policy be upgraded to include coverage for fires caused by home cooking. They carry out their own risk assessment. You and your partner agree on a price to pay them to offset the risk. They will cover the charges if your oven catches fire. This arrangement comes at a price at first, but it limits your liability.

[b]Rejection:
You determine that the risk of an oven fire is too great. You might alter recipes to bake cakes without using an oven, or you could choose not to start your business at all.

Even a simple example, as you can see from this example, even a simple example Ashas a lot to think about. Businesses that use quickly changing IT technology are exposed to a variety of dangers that are constantly changing. In many firms, risk management is a full-time job that informs many strategic and tactical decisions.

Risk Appetite

A company's risk appetite is the amount of risk it is willing to take.

If a company is willing to take a high amount of risk, it is said to have a high-risk appetite.

If a company does not like taking risks, it is considered to have a low-risk appetite.

Also Read:
Top 6 Cybersecurity Certifications
Science/Technology / Top 6 Cybersecurity Certifications by Groot279: 2:48pm On Aug 10, 2021
There are numerous cybersecurity-related certifications available, with more being developed all the time. Maintaining these credentials may necessitate additional study!

Product-specific certifications are available, as well as certifications that relate to industry ideas. Certifications exist in the sector to ensure that standards of ability and knowledge are maintained. Roles that necessitate specific qualifications are highly specialized. If a position requires a specific skill set, certificates may be stated in the job description.

A certification can broaden the range of career opportunities and serve as an excellent approach to demonstrate proficiency when applying for jobs.

Let's take a look at some of the most common certificates in this sector to see what they mean.

NOTE: [/b]that some of the certificates listed below are only for industry veterans with years of experience. These are credentials you might consider pursuing in the years following landing a security-related job. They've been included to emphasize the advancement path.

[b]CompTIA Security+

This is a global certification that verifies the fundamental abilities required to perform basic security responsibilities and pursue a career in information security.

This is the finest certification for people who want to work in cybersecurity at the beginning level.

Systems administrators, network administrators, security administrators, junior IT auditors or penetration testers, security specialists, security consultants, and security engineers are all candidates for the CompTIA Security+ certification.

CompTIA Network+ certification and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus is required.

CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+)


CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) is an IT workforce credential that uses behavioral analytics to prevent, detect, and battle cybersecurity attacks on networks and devices.

In a post-2014 cybersecurity landscape, CySA+ is the most up-to-date security analyst certification that covers advanced persistent threats.

IT security analyst, SOC analyst, vulnerability analyst, cybersecurity specialist, threat intelligence analyst, security engineer, cybersecurity analyst, and security monitoring are among the employment roles targeted by the CompTIA CySA+ certification.

Network+, Security+, or comparable expertise is recommended experience.

A minimum of 3-4 years of hands-on experience in information security or a similar field is required.

While there are no prerequisites, CySA+ is designed to be followed by CompTIA Security+ or equivalent expertise and focuses on technical skills.

IT Infrastructure Library Certification (ITIL)

ITIL is a widely recognized best practice framework for IT service management (ITSM).

The ITIL certification scheme presents the ITIL framework in a modular format. Multiple certifications are available in a tiered framework, ranging from Foundation to Master. This

allows you greater flexibility in terms of the various disciplines and areas of ITIL and the option to focus studies on specific areas of interest.

There are several entry-level credentials to think about that are only useful if a specific role requires them.

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

A Certified Ethical Hacker is a qualified professional who understands and knows how to hunt for holes and vulnerabilities in target systems, and who uses the same knowledge and tools as a malicious hacker to assess the security posture of a target system lawfully and legitimately (s).

From a vendor-neutral standpoint, the CEH certificate certifies persons in the unique network security discipline of Ethical Hacking.

Any cybersecurity expert can profit from this well-known and recognized training.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)


The CISSP certification verifies a practitioner's ability to effectively design, implement, and manage a cybersecurity program.

It is designed for experienced security practitioners, managers, and executives who want to demonstrate their knowledge of a wide range of security practices and principles, such as those in the positions of a chief information security officer, director of security, security analyst, security architect, security consultant, and many others.

It's worth noting that five years of experience is required.

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

The CISM certification is offered by ISACA for practitioners who want to demonstrate their diverse experience and capacity to understand complicated, difficult security management issues for businesses.

CISM is routinely ranked as one of the top-paying and sought-after IT certifications in recent independent research.

It's worth noting that five years of experience is required.

Security clearance

In addition to certifications, many roles within government agencies or organizations working with the public sector may require individuals to undergo a set of background checks. These fluctuate by country and have varying levels of sensitivity depending on the job role's sensitivity. If a background check is required, it will usually be stated in the job description.

If an individual already has a previously awarded clearance in some countries, the re-application process is slightly simplified. Or, at the very least, the person is more likely to pass the required background checks. There is a demonstrable salary premium in the marketplace for people having security clearance due to the price of some checks and the reluctance or incapacity of persons to get checked.

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Risk Management In CyberSecurity
Art, Graphics & Video / 6 Tips To Take Great Pictures For Real Estate Listing by Groot279: 6:45pm On May 19, 2021
One of the beauties of the internet is how much easier it has made commerce, even real estate commerce. With listing platforms like Pelow and bespoke media companies like FacibusStudios, anyone with a property to sell can instantly reach hundreds and thousands of potential buyers. However, these gains do come at a cost; as homebuyers can quickly see thousands of home options instantly at their fingertips, and competition has become stiff. Consequently, they all have to figure out a way to stand out and attract those winning sales.

The actual quality of the property for sale isn't known to potential buyers on these platforms as all they have to go on is the information seller’s offer on these platforms. Most listing sites have specific standards every seller must meet before their property can be accepted as a listing. Still, there are opportunities for sellers who are willing to go the extra mile to have first pickings of the potential buyers visiting these listing platforms and thus a chance to make faster, better quality sales.

When listing a property on a platform like Pelow, the media submitted can be the difference between active interest from the platform's visitors and an offhand reaction to your listing from them. Understandably, not everyone possesses a photographer's eyes. A glance at many of the images on home listing websites testifies to this statement but not to worry as all hope is not lost for your dreams of finding success selling homes.

Here are some easy, usable tips to improve your media quality if you're on a budget and can't hire professionals in the spirit of overcoming limitations to achieve success. Let me say that these tips work whether you have a professional DSLR or you're just using a high or mid-ranged mobile phone.

Please take it as many times as possible

Something great about real estate photography is how you don't have to deal with movement as your subject is always static. This is an advantage you should exploit to get the best out of for your listing images.  So as long as there's enough light, one can experiment and try different things to get the best results.

Take advantage of daylight

Most people don't realize this, but you have to have a plan for exceptional property photography. Whether you're shooting rooms with natural window light or capturing a patio at dusk… You have to know what a property will look like at different times of the day and in different weather. However, even with meticulous planning, you'll face changes as time passes during the shooting. This can be a problem when trying to capture consistent images of the whole property, but we cover something in great detail.

Setting the Scene and Composition
When photographing real estate, you have complete control over the scene. And this is where you can start to add real value. You can:
Move the furniture to create better balance or flow
Add props like a bouquet or soft cushions
Set the scene with a glass of chilled wine
If you use the simple tips that Giovanni lays out in the ebook, you can transform a house into a home.

Dedicated Room Guides
Different rooms have different functions and styles. And you should be able to style and shoot them accordingly. You wouldn't shoot a living room the same way you'd shoot a kid's bedroom. In "Picture Perfect Properties" you'll find several examples of how to take great pictures of specific rooms. From living rooms and studios to kitchens, bathrooms, and bedrooms. Read more here
Health / Re: What Is Good Skin Care by Groot279: 8:00pm On Mar 29, 2021
You should see a dermatologist if your skin problems don’t go away with over-the-counter products. More severe acne, scarring, or other problems may need prescription treatment such as oral antibiotics, birth control, or topical prescription retinoids. Your dermatologist may perform an extraction for deeper cysts or acne spots that are stuck underneath your skin. read more https://facibus.co/blog/
Health / What Is Good Skin Care by Groot279: 10:50am On Mar 05, 2021
What is good skincare? That is a question you were probably asking before you found yourself here. Well, Good skincare is essential to graceful aging. Babies have smooth, soft skin that is wrinkle-free and moist. Over time harsh elements in the environment wear on the skin making it dryer and tougher. With age comes wrinkles and sagging in the skin. Good skincare can slow down the harmful effects of time and the environment. Source

The following components can create a good, effective skincare routine:

Cleanser: Wash your face gently with a product designed for your face. If you have dry skin, you’ll want to choose a cleanser that doesn’t have alcohol, and if you have oily skin, look for an oil-free cleanser. Afterward, rinse with warm water.

Toner: Toner is used after washing your face, and it helps smooth and calm skin while restoring nutrients. You may also check out our Aloe-Vera infused toner with many natural ingredients.

Serum: A serum can help address specific issues, such as redness. As an example, check out our growth serum. To read more kindly click here

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