Cyber Security Awareness and Vulnerabilities Blog

As we reach the end of October and the end of Cyber Security Awareness Month, we are also ending our current series on building a vulnerability management program. We've given you five easy steps to follow to build or improve your vulnerability management…

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It’s not just about hiring a group of people and dubbing them as part of a Red Team. There are some important steps to ensure you are hiring the right people for the job at hand with a focused goal in mind. Here…

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Welcome to part two of our series on building a vulnerability management program. Today we go through steps three and four of our build but if you missed last week, you can catch up here.  Step 3: Patching You’ve got your list of vulnerabilities from…

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*This post was updated recently to reflect changes made when the PCI DSS standards document was updated to v3.2 in April of 2016 as well as the new Verizon PCI Compliance. It was previously published here. Things just got real for companies that need…

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Last week, Conrad started off our talk about vulnerability management with a great overview on what a program is and how it can impact your organization. This week, we go a little deeper and talk about actual tactics you can put in place…

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The SANS definition of a Red Team is, “a process designed to detect network and system vulnerabilities and test security by taking an attacker-like approach to system/network/data access.” At Core, we believe that a Red Team is the ultimate way to “Think like…

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The Equifax breach was caused by a vulnerability. The WannaCry virus exploited a vulnerability. The stories don’t seem to end but it seems like no one is talking about how to solve this problem which is – start a vulnerability management program. “Manage the…

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At the age of six, my parents were looking for ways to get me out of the house and burn some of that energy every six-year-old child has. On top of being pretty small, I grew up in a small town. So my…

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It is our mission to continuously provide to you a comprehensive and up-to-date penetration testing tool to meet the needs of the market. Today we are recapping the 23 total updates that have been shipped to Core Impact 2017 R2 since its release…

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It’s that time of year again where the air turns a bit cooler, pumpkins start popping up in your supermarket and your annoying neighbor starts posting daily “Only XX Days til Christmas” updates. Yes, it is almost holiday shopping season and if you’re…

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