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Darknet Stolen Data
Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 by
The darknet has become a digital marketplace where much of the stolen data we hear about ends up. There are many reasons for buying someone else’s data, including to commit ID theft, financial fraud, and even for some, the odd bit of blackmail. In this blog post, we will look at how our personal data ends up in the hands of the bad guys via the darknet.

Topics: Cybersecurity Posture, Darknet Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Managed Security Services, MSS, Penetration Testing, Phishing, Privacy & Security, Ransomware, Vulnerability Assessment, Vulnerability Management

Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 by
The darknet holds a deep pool of stolen data, threat plots, and the tools of cybercrime. Do you know the most commonly-used terms and terminologies when it comes to the darknet? Test your knowledge in our darknet crossword puzzle!

Topics: Digital Transformation, Penetration Testing, Phishing, Privacy & Security, Ransomware, Vulnerability Assessment

Posted on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 by
The darknet holds a deep pool of stolen data, threat plots, and the tools of cybercrime. This forms a well of intelligence that we can apply to our own threat prevention needs. However, this most hidden part of the wider Internet needs the right tools to explore its murky depths. How does darknet intelligence help us fight cybercrime? How can we leverage the hidden depths of the darknet to gain actionable information?

Topics: Digital Transformation, Penetration Testing, Phishing, Privacy & Security, Ransomware, Vulnerability Assessment

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

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, Resource, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized, Vulnerability Assessment

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

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

Difference Vulnerability Scan vs Vulnerability Assessment
Posted on Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 by
Knowing how to run a vulnerability scan and getting a list of vulnerabilities doesn’t make you a security specialist. You may think you know what a security assessment is, but the reality is that you might not.

Topics: Security Practices, Vulnerability Assessment, Vulnerability Management

vulnerability assessments vs vulberability management
Posted on Monday, February 19th, 2018 by
The terms vulnerability scans, vulnerability assessments and vulnerability management are often mixed up and still cause confusion on many accounts. To make sure that your organization can focus on the most effective tactics when it becomes to dealing with vulnerabilities, we’ve explained the main differences between vulnerability assessments and vulnerability management once and for all.

Topics: Managed Security Services, MSS, Vulnerability Assessment, Vulnerability Management

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