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Should I Complete Network Security Tests Only Once a Year?

See the infographic on the costly consequences of completing network security tests only once a year. Learn how continuous penetration testing will save you money year-round.

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Creating a CVE Trends Command Line Tool

How to create a CVE Trends Command Line Tool and be notified in Slack via Webhooks. read more →

Exploiting N-Day Vulnerabilities at Scale with CPT

A basic guide on how Sprocket utilizes Continuous Penetration Testing to rapidly identify and exploit vulnerabilities. read more →

Traditional pentesting v. Continuous pentesting

We get a lot of questions about what makes continuous penetration testing more valuable than traditional timebox testing. Seriously, A LOT of questions – all of which are warranted. Take a look below, and we’re pretty… read more →

CPT in the wild: 3 real-world examples that prove its value

We get it, regular ol’ once-a-year penetration testing is the norm. It’s what your company has budgeted for, what you’re IT team is used to, and in many cases, what your expected to do. But that doesn’t mean it’s the… read more →

Fourteen good reasons to require 14-character passwords

Password. Password123. Yea, you’ve seen them all when it comes to bad passwords. It comes standard when managing IT security. But while your organization likely requires special characters, uppercase letters and even a… read more →

What the heck is an attack surface … and why do I need to protect it?

Maybe you’ve heard your IT security team talking about attack surfaces? Or, maybe the term has come up during a virtual conference or in your newsfeed. It’s important to take a step back and understand what an attack… read more →

VIDEO: How Continuous Penetration Testing Works (the best)

Trying to wrap your head around what separates Continuous Penetration Testing from other forms of network security testing? Well, we get it. That’s why we’ve put together this handy little video. Sit back, have a… read more →

Cybersecurity Slang – Key Terms for talking the talk

If you’re not in the cybersecurity trenches daily, it can be tough to get a clear understanding of many popular terms used by the professionals testing your organization’s network. read more →

What vulnerability scanners don’t catch – and how it can cost your business millions

Automated Vulnerability Scanners, on the surface, have a lot of appeal to IT directors. They run in the background and are “always on”. They alert you when you have an issue. But the harsh reality is they provide a… read more →

Continuous Pen Testing vs. Bug Bounties: A Comprehensive Comparison

In-depth info. to consider before choosing how you’ll test network security. If you’ve thought about using a bug-bounty program to test your organization’s network, hit pause and read this first. read more →

Users are a top threat to your network – and here’s why bug bounties won’t help

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. read more →

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