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How to Secure Active Directory from Common Attacks

Microsoft’s Active Directory (AD) is ubiquitous among organizations and is a common target for hackers. Compromising AD can lead to the deployment of ransomware and theft of sensitive information, which...

Cybersecurity Statistics You Should Know For 2021

2020 was marked by a rapid and unprecedented digital transformation for many organizations, as many adapted their operations to allow remote work. This transformation has also resulted in a drastic...

What Makes a Good Penetration Test

There’s a considerable difference between a “check the box” penetration test and a full-blown professional penetration test. In order to get the best out of your investment, you want to...

Red Team vs Pentest vs Vulnerability Assessment

With the prevalence of cyber attacks in today’s world (over 467,000 complaints were received by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center in 2019 alone), it’s no surprise that organizations are...

Top 5 Cyber Threats in 2020

What’s a Cyber Threat? Cyber threats can be defined as any type of offensive action that targets computer information systems, infrastructures, applications, computer networks and much more. Their primary objective...

What is Penetration Testing?

Penetration testing is an authorized simulation of a cyberattack on a company’s technologies. You may have also heard it referred to as Pentesting, Security Auditing, Ethical Hacking, or Security Testing....

Internal vs External Penetration Testing

Network cybersecurity is a critical component of any organization’s operations and often dictates a company’s reliability in today’s digital business world. For this reason, network penetration testing is among the...

Main Security Testing Roadblocks for Startups

As a decision-maker in a SaaS startup, you might often find that your application security strategy is not getting the attention it deserves. There can be several pertinent reasons for...

How to Improve Office 365 Security – 9 Tips

Office 365 is a valuable productivity and collaboration tool. It offers businesses numerous benefits, including easy collaboration, remote work, scalability, and lower capital spend. Office 365 security is typically pretty...

Why Automated Pentesting For Applications is Not Enough

With the ever-growing amount of applications provided to consumers, the prospect of performing Application Penetration Tests on each application with a limited budget becomes increasingly daunting and seemingly impossible for...

20 Cybersecurity Statistics You Should Know

Cybersecurity has become increasingly important across every industry due to the massive transition to digital operations. Businesses can no longer afford to ignore the looming cybersecurity threat. Here are 20...

5 Benefits of PCI-DSS Compliance

Are you thinking of accepting credit or debit cards as a form of payment?  Have you started accepting card-based transactions but are not PCI compliant?  You’ve heard that becoming PCI...

9 Tips to Improve Your Website’s Cybersecurity

According to statistics from IBM, the loss of business following a cybersecurity incident averages at $1.42 million, perhaps even more as an ever-growing amount of hackers are scanning the internet...

The Importance of Cybersecurity for Stakeholders

As our world and businesses grow more digital by the hour, cybersecurity becomes an increasingly important concern for companies everywhere. This is especially true for a company’s stakeholders, who need...

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