Bug-bounty programs live and die by their ability to target public-facing assets and then expose related vulnerabilities. But one asset is out of their reach, and it’s arguably the most dangerous to your network.
It’s pretty common for companies to bundle social engineering into their penetration testing programs. But when the report shows up, you may find you’re surprised and frustrated at the rate of employees clicking links to open malicious documents. How were my employees so easily manipulated? And why didn’t anyone on the IT staff catch this? Don’t sweat it. Happens to more people than you can imagine. We’ve got guidance for three forms of remediation.
It’s tempting to re-use the same password for multiple online accounts. Many of us have done it (it’s OK; this is a safe space). Convenient as it seems, this action puts you at high risk to get hacked via credential stuffing.
Over the past years, we’ve urged companies to start using Multi-factor authentication (MFA) – and many have followed through. Unfortunately, we have a long way to go.
First, the good news. MFA protects by adding a layer of security using an out-of-band authentication step, making it harder for attackers to gain access to an organization. Not to mention, it keeps security top-of-mind for users, since they’re notified during each authentication.
There are cybersecurity phishing streams & threats constantly growing and evolving. Email spam is no longer the front line of the battlefield. Here are 3 new phishing streams beyond email - and how to safeguard them.
You need more value out of your pentests. The traditional point-in-time testing isn't cutting it. Continuous penetration testing brings an innovative methodology that better protects you and your business. This post covers the key benefits that continuous testing provides...
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