Penetration testing

Learn more about the benefits of penetration testing. If you need help with security assessments or penetration testing, contact Core Security, www.coresecurity.com.

*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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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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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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*As used previously in GCN.com As governments look for more ways to reduce costs, electronic payments have become an economical method of purchase. Using credit or debit cards reduces the time it takes to receive funds, is less error-prone and makes it easier for…

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You can have all the tools in place: firewalls, security programs, routinely updated passwords and security team members. But that still might not be enough. We advocate for increased employee security awareness trainings as well as maintaining the patches and updates required for programs…

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As with most anything in life, you want to set SMART goals. Setting goals that follow this guideline (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound) allows you to form hypotheses and set firm parameters around your work and what potential outcomes to expect. This…

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We're always trying to simplify how you go about pen-testing your organization. Anytime you make something too complicated there becomes unnecessary barriers to completion. Enjoy this free Guide to Penetration Testing to ensure you complete your penetration tests quickly and efficiently.

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I recently was watching an old episode of “Friends”. During this one particular episode, Ross was trying to move a couch into his upstairs apartment. As they were trying to carry the couch upstairs, they reached a point where they had to turn…

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Don’t be misled into thinking that because you have a Penetration Tester that you have a Red Team – or that because you have a Red Team you have a Penetration Tester. While some functions may overlap, you are getting two different things…

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