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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

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

equifax data breach
Posted on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 by
Equifax slow response causes public outcry. What is the impact of the Equifax hack? What practices to follow in order to avoid catastrophic loss?

Topics: Control Assessment, Incident Response, Managed Security Services, Penetration Testing, Security Practices, Threat Risk Assessments, Vulnerability Assessment

Eliminating Security Gaps with Vulnerability Assessments
Posted on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 by
Want to eliminate the security gaps in your IT infrastructure? Your first stop should be vulnerability assessments.

Topics: Vulnerability Assessment

Weakness on Warning Road Sign
Posted on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 by
Is your business ready for a cyber attack? The cyber security threat landscape is clearly more dangerous now than any time in history. While, historically, wars have been fought in the air, on land and on the seas, it now appears that the next war will be fought (or will begin) in cyber space. What are the next cyber threats to look out for and when will Executives take notice?

Topics: CISO, DDoS, Digital Transformation, Penetration Testing, Phishing, Ransomware, Vulnerability Assessment

Vulnerability Assessment
Posted on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 by
As many as 15,000 new vulnerabilities are discovered each year, with many affecting major software systems including web browsers, operating systems, and other applications. Vulnerabilities, including missing patches and misconfigured applications, expose weaknesses to attackers and open organizations to costly cyber-attacks. In order to secure their IT assets, organizations today must maintain an awareness of the vulnerabilities in their environment and respond quickly to mitigate potential threats. One way to do so is through regular vulnerability assessments, a process to identify and quantify the security vulnerabilities in an organization’s environment. A vulnerability assessment program provides organizations with the knowledge, awareness, and risk background necessary to understand threats to their environment and react accordingly.

Topics: Risk management, Vulnerability Assessment

Vulnerability Assessment and Vulnerability Management Strategy
Posted on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 by
Why regular vulnerability assessments help eliminating security gaps

Topics: Vulnerability Assessment

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