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Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 by
Based on the OWASP ‘Top Ten Cloud Security Risks’, we explore each of the top 10 Cloud security issues when using a Cloud-based environment. 1. Accountability and Data Ownership 2. User Identity Federation 3. Regulatory Compliance ...

Topics: BIg Data, Cloud Security, Cybersecurity Posture, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Security Architecture, Managed Security Services, Office 365 Security, Penetration Testing, Privacy & Security, Vulnerability Assessment

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Posted on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 by
If you look at the title of this blog article and aren’t sure what to answer, you’re not alone. Even industry veterans find it hard to disentangle cybersecurity and data privacy. There is a good reason for this. They are associated, even intrinsically linked, and they both have to deal with nefarious elements that would do...

Topics: Cloud Security, Compliance, Cybersecurity Posture, Digital Transformation, ICS Security, Internet of Things, Managed Security Services, Office 365 Security, Penetration Testing, Phishing, Privacy & Security, Security Practices, Vulnerability Assessment

Data privacy is the fundamental right of us
Posted on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 by
Is Data Privacy Beneficial to the Business or Just the Customer?   2019 has started with a data privacy bang. The French National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has fined Google around $57 million for privacy violations under the GDPR. The ruling was based on non-compliance with consent to process data as outlined in the General...

Topics: BIg Data, Compliance, Cyber Law, Enterprise Security Architecture, Managed Security Services, Penetration Testing, Security Practices, Tips & Tricks

Pentest Exploits
Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 by
We’ve put together some of today’s most common pentest exploits and offer guidance on how to remediate them effectively to strengthen your organization's cybersecurity posture and better manage your risk. Common pentest exploits include: 1. Password Vulnerabilities, 2. OS and Endpoint Application Vulnerabilities, 3. Misconfiguration Vulnerabilities, 4. ...

Topics: Penetration Testing, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized, Vulnerability Assessment

keys - pentest tools
Posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 by
Pentesters use a variety of tools but what are the most commonly-used ones? Here is a list of top 10 tools pros can’t work without.

Topics: Penetration Testing

Pentest vs VA
Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 by
Companies and people are often misinformed or misguided as to what the differences are between a penetration test and a vulnerability assessment. In many cases, there are upper-level executives which ask for a penetration test but really want a vulnerability assessment, and vice-versa. In these scenarios, the assessment is sometimes improperly labeled which can be very misleading.

Topics: Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment

choose right pentesting vendor
Posted on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 by
How do you choose the right penetration testing company? What do you need to consider before engaging an external provider? And how can you trust this provider to perform the penetration testing engagement to your satisfaction and in accordance with your business needs?

Topics: Penetration Testing

Posted on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 by
Did an 11 year old hack a state election website? Are voting machines easy prey for hackers? And does any of this matter to IT professionals charged with securing corporate networks from cyber attacks?The answers to the above questions are: no, yes and YES!

Topics: Penetration Testing

Posted on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by
In general, security should be looked at as striking the balance between access and control. Too much access may disclose too much information; too much control could be a burden. Security should be a regular part of your best practices to ensure the success of your business.

Topics: Control Assessment, Controls, Cybersecurity Posture, Managed Security Services, Penetration Testing, Risk management, Security Practices, Threat Risk Assessments, Vulnerability Assessment

Puzzle head what to know before conducting a pentest
Posted on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 by
A penetration test, or pentest, is a process where a benign ethical hacker conducts scans, probes and attacks on a network or application to uncover vulnerabilities. In many ways it's like going to the doctor. You need a checkup, we all do. The frequency of the checkup will vary from person to person depending on health, age, medical history and much more. A pentest can be very similar in the sense that there is a third-party team of hackers or individual hacker performing an assessment on your network or application in order to determine its current security posture.

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