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penetration test vs bug bounty
Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing vs Bug Bounty

Due to the recent spate of ransomware incidents, organizations and nervous IT administrators are wondering how to protect themselves from falling victim to such attacks. …

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How Wordpress Gets Hacked and How to Prevent
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How WordPress Sites Get Hacked And Fixes to Prevent it

WordPress sites get hacked on a regular basis, as it is by far the most popular software for creating websites and blogs. This popularity, in …

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How to secure a wordpress site
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How to Secure a WordPress Site (Beginner Version)

According to WordFence, there are 90,000 attacks a minute on WordPress websites. Although the platform comes with many measures to mitigate potential risks, the complexity …

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How to secure active directory from hackers
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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 …

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Cybersecurity Statistics 2021

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 …

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good penetration testing
Penetration Testing

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 …

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Red Team vs Penetration Testing
Penetration TestingRed Team

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 …

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Top Cyber Threats
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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 …

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Penetration Testing
Penetration Testing

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, …

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Internal vs External Penetration Testing
NetworkPenetration 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 …

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Security Testing Startup
Penetration Testing

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 …

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How to Improve Office 365 Security
Best PracticesMicrosoft Office

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 …

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