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Understanding of Different Types of Hackers

There are different types of hackers, each with their own motivations and skillsets. This blog post will unveil the various "hats" hackers wear, from the ethical defenders (white hats) to the curious newcomers (green hats).

The word "hacker" often brings to mind pictures of bad guys causing trouble on computers. But the world of hacking is much more than that. There are different kinds of hackers, each with their own reasons and areas of skill. Understanding these differences is important for anyone who cares about online safety. In this blog, we'll explore the various hacker types, categorized by their symbolic hat colors: 1. Black Hat Black hat hackers are individuals who participate in hacking activities with harmful intentions. They exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems to achieve personal benefits, such as stealing sensitive information or causing damage to computer systems. These hackers are frequently linked with cybercrime. 2. White Hat In contrast, white hat hackers are ethical individuals who leverage their expertise to assist organizations and individuals in detecting and addressing security vulnerabilities. They focus on enhancing the security of systems and networks, of

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Mastering Your Resume: Recap of Our Bondoul Workshop

Crafting a strong resume is crucial for landing your dream job. But where do you start? Our recent workshop with the Bondoul-បណ្តូល team offered students valuable insights and practical tips to take their resumes from ordinary to outstanding.

Landing that perfect job often starts with a great resume. Here at IT Academy STEP Cambodia, we're committed to giving our students the tools they need to succeed. That's why we recently held a fantastic workshop with the Bondoul-បណ្តូល team, focusing on the key differences between a strong and weak resume.   Learning Together from Experts The Bondoul team shared their experience and offered practical advice on how to structure your resume effectively. They explained how to highlight your skills and accomplishments in a way that grabs the attention of employers. But this workshop wasn't just a one-way conversation. Building Skills Through Teamwork Students participated in discussions in small groups, allowing them to share their own experiences and learn from each other's perspectives. This team approach created a supportive learning environment and helped students truly understand the key concepts.   Making Learning Fun with a Gam

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Stop Cyberattacks Before They Happen: Learn About Ethical Hacking

Confused about what ethical hackers do? This blog dives into the world of ethical hacking, explaining their role in cybersecurity, their key responsibilities, and the in-demand skills they possess. Learn how ethical hackers safeguard businesses and explore career paths in this rapidly growing field.

What Does an Ethical Hacker Do? Have you heard about what an ethical hacker does? What are their responsibilities? Don’t worry; today we will explore the different roles and responsibilities of ethical hackers and their contributions to businesses. As per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of information security analysts, which includes ethical hackers, is projected to grow 31% between 2019 and 2029, significantly higher than the average for all occupations. In Cambodia, the demand for cybersecurity professionals is also on the rise. The rapid digital transformation and increasing cyber threats in Cambodia underscore the critical need for skilled ethical hackers to protect businesses and organizations.   What is an Ethical Hacker? An ethical hacker is a cybersecurity expert with in-depth knowledge of computer systems, networks, and security. They are well-versed in potential threats and vulnerabilities that can compromise business systems. They are

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Building Your Own Drink Classifier with AI! (Deep Learning Workshop Recap)

Join us for a recap of our exciting workshop where participants built their own drink classifier! Learn the basics of AI and image recognition, and see how you can use this powerful technology in a fun and practical way.

On May 11th, IT Academy STEP Cambodia hosted a fascinating workshop led by AI expert Sam Seng. Seng, who works in research, development, and engineering from New York City, introduced participants to the exciting world of artificial intelligence (AI). This workshop specifically focused on how to use AI to recognize images, with a fun and practical project: building your own drink classifier! Coffee vs. Boba Tea: Unveiling the Power of AI Forget picking sides – this workshop was about using AI to tell your coffee from your boba tea in a photo! Participants learned the basics of AI and image recognition, and then put those skills to work by creating a program that can automatically identify these two popular drinks. Learning by Doing: A Hands-on Introduction to AI The workshop used a "learn by doing" approach, guiding students step-by-step through the creation of their drink classifier. Here's what they covered: Understanding AI and Image Recognition: The s

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Verify.gov.kh & UMS: Unveiling the Future of Education at IT Academy STEP Cambodia

IT Academy STEP Cambodia joins forces with the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications to enhance your student experience! Learn how new verification and university management systems will benefit you.

Exciting news for IT Academy STEP Cambodia students! On April 25th, 2024, we proudly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Cambodian Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, joining forces with 17 other universities in the country.   This collaboration focuses on implementing two innovative systems: verify.gov.kh: This system will streamline the verification process for various student documents, making it easier for you to validate your certificates both within Cambodia and internationally. University Management System (UMS): This new platform will improve overall university administration, ultimately enhancing your student experience at IT Academy STEP Cambodia.   What this means for you: By collaborating with the Ministry and other Cambodian universities, IT Academy STEP Cambodia is committed to providing you with a smoother and more efficient educational journey. The verify.gov.kh system will eliminate the hassle of traditional c

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IT Academy STEP Signs Partnership Agreement With KnowBe4, Singapore based cyber security training provider

IT Academy STEP Cambodia & Vietnam has selected KnowBe4 as its preferred security awareness training and phishing simulation partner.

IT Academy STEP is glad to announce the partnership with KnowBe4, the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform.   This partnership marks a significant step forward in empowering organizations in Cambodia and Vietnam to enhance their cybersecurity skills and knowledge through comprehensive training programs offered by KnowBe4. As the official representatives of KnowBe4's training programs in cyber security in these regions, IT Academy STEP is committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions to combat the growing threat of cyber attacks.   Quote from IT Academy STEP Managing Partner, Mr.Rodionovs Vladimirs: “We are thrilled to collaborate with KnowBe4 to provide their industry-leading security awareness training and simulated phishing platform to organizations in Cambodia and Vietnam. This partnership will enable us to equip businesses and individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to defend against evolvi

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