Penetration testing

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For some, running a pen test is merely something to do to pass a compliance check for the year. However, there are many more benefits than just adhering to a precedent set out before you. If done correctly – correctly being the main…

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Penetration testing vs. vulnerability scanning. It all sounds the same or does the same thing, doesn’t it? Mistakenly, these terms are often used interchangeably even though there are some fundamental differences. Here we will distinguish the two and help you see what value…

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Are you guilty of any of these mistakes in your pen-tests? Maybe you've never done these before and now you'll forever remember these as things to avoid when running any future penetration tests. For more information keep reading and check out our Guide to…

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We may have the best defense against bad actors in town, but we also can help you with your offense. It might be a hot-topic of conversation thanks to political matters - but know that the security of your company doesn’t rest in the…

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If testing your antivirus program or other applications sounds silly, then consider this your wake-up call. Just because you’ve bought something to protect your services, doesn’t mean it’s a surefire way to protect your data. System applications, embedded applications, games and more are not…

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2016 really made a name for cyber-security. Now let’s make 2017 the year of executing strong cybersecurity plans. In order to fight the war online, you first need to understand what it is you are actually fighting. You hear the buzzwords such as “cybersecurity,”…

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No matter what you call them: threats, weaknesses, risks or vulnerabilities, they’re out there. Are you ready to handle them? Do you have a team internally dedicated to conducting pen-tests regularly? Are the people you’ve hired trained and experienced in conducting pen-tests or seeking…

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Let’s not fall victim to just talking about securing our businesses or people without putting action behind it. Cyber-security has grown to be a hot topic as technology advancements continue and after many cyber-attacks, breaches and panic in 2016. When hearing details about…

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Cyber-security firms are consistently talking about securing the Internet of Things, analyzing the latest hack or trying to sell you on the latest and greatest tool. Oftentimes, this makes you look at the newest security software to put in place (which we recommend…

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In our last installment, I gave you a final hunk of code with several function calls and decided to let you stew for a week before revealing what was going on under the hood. Well, you’ve stewed for a week, so let’s review. while…

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