Security Assessment - IT Consulting

IoT and Privacy – Can They Co-exist?

Google Home, Alexa, and Smart TV’s have pretty much taken the consumer side of the Internet of Things (IoT) industry by storm.  Each has sold millions of units in the United States alone.  Based on that amount of sales, we can infer that there is a demand for more convenience and easier access to information. […]

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Beware of Cyber Criminals

Common Causes of Your Website Getting Hacked

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 3 of a 3 part series that focuses on website security – The focus of this video is common causes of your website getting hacked. [embed]https://youtu.be/LJxAKYqsyCM[/embed] In an effort to continue to educate business owners on some pitfalls to be careful of when it […]

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Identity Theft Is Real

What is SSL/TLS Encryption?

What is SSL/TLS Encryption? If you watched the most recent vlog, you know that we discussed SQL Injection attacks.  If you were really paying attention,  you noticed that we also discussed SSL/TLS encryption as well.  So, we thought it would be a good idea to put together a blog to give some detail on exactly […]

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What is a SQL Injection

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 2 of a 3 part series that is focused on website security.  The focus of this talk is SQL Injections. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQ3hcOY5dDk&t=8s[/embed] What is a SQL Injection Before I can explain the specifics of a SQL injection attack, It is important that you understand a […]

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CarTek Consulting - Vulnerability Management

Indicators of Compromise For Your Website

De’Von Carter of CarTek Consulting is the featured guest in video 1 or a 3 part series that focuses on website security – The focus of this video is indicators of compromise. [embed]https://youtu.be/cbWpI7JhB2Y[/embed] Indicators of Compromise for Your Website Missing or inappropriate content –  After you have created a beautiful website that includes all of […]

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CarTek Consulting - Privacy

Thoughts on Internet Privacy

Here is the setup   I am taking an information security course with coursera.org.  I love to learn:) In the course, students had to view a TEDx talk from Alexander Kotouc.  Mr. Kotouc’s talk focused on his perspective of Mobility in the future.  Overall, it was not a bad talk, but there was one portion […]

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CarTek Consulting Official Launch

Durham, NC April 29, 2017 Media Contact: Terence Thomas e: terencethomasrealty@gmail.com p: (919) 368-8971 For immediate release (1 page) -Short Release-   Local realtor and holding company to host a lifestyle, business, and networking expo for residents in the Triangle   On Saturday, April 29th, 2017 from 12pm until 3pm, Terence Thomas Realty and The Concenergy […]

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CarTek Consulting - Cyber Security

Why are we here?

Why Are We Here? According to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR) Small to Mediums sized businesses have seen an increase in spear phishing attacks by 65 percent Spear­ Phishing Campaigns targeting employees increased 55 percent Ransomware attacks have increased over 35 percent Vulnerabilities were found in 75 percent of all websites These numbers […]

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CarTek Consulting - IT Security

Cyber Security Careers: The Great Disconnect

As someone who is a frequent instructor at local technical/trade schools, the question that I often get from my students is, do I really need certifications?  Based on many of my discussions with current and former students, they constantly tell me that they were told they needed to go to a specific school or pay […]

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