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3 Qualities of Excellent Pen Testers

3 Qualities of Excellent Pen Testers

The team of penetration testers I work with is excellent. One in particular has three qualities which I believe are essential, and indeed make the difference between mediocre engagements and superior ones. "In hiring a penetration tester, I can train them to do...

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IoT Healthcare: Everything You Need to Know

IoT Healthcare: Everything You Need to Know

In this blog post, we’ll discuss one of the most promising and important technological advances of recent times: IoT healthcare. But before we dive into the world of healthcare and smart devices, let’s cover some basics. What is the IoT? The Internet of Things,...

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HOW TO AVOID THE NEXT BIG SECURITY BREACH – 8 TOP TIPS

HOW TO AVOID THE NEXT BIG SECURITY BREACH – 8 TOP TIPS

It's the basics that let you down. Most of the big breaches you hear about today are not due to some hacking wizardry you see in the movies. Most are due to companies not taking care of the basics; patching, passwords, filtering, and the like. Some companies spend...

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What Pen Tests Reveal: The Top 3 Findings

What Pen Tests Reveal: The Top 3 Findings

The hacking industry is alive and well in 2018, and it’s funny how the majority of attack vectors haven’t changed in the past five years. I thought it would be interesting to share information gathered from expert pen testers regarding the top three vulnerabilities...

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How To Avoid a Phishing Attack – 5 Top Tips

How To Avoid a Phishing Attack – 5 Top Tips

Phishing attacks account for about half of all cybercrime, making them by far the biggest threat to your company’s cybersecurity. A well delivered phishing email can be devasting for a company. I should know; in my experience in the intelligence world, phishing...

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IoT Security – An Overlooked Factor

IoT Security – An Overlooked Factor

Everyone loves IoT devices for their smartness, convenience and utility. However, there are a range of questions around security and privacy that need solutions. Are you sure about how secure are they? Do they offer privacy for the data they collect from us? Are they...

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Don’t Play Roulette With Your Web App

Don’t Play Roulette With Your Web App

Yesterday I spoke to a gentleman responsible for all things IT in his organization. During the conversation, he referred to a critical web application the organization deploys (and which handles sensitive data) but for which they had not hired a third party to conduct...

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GDPR – One Year Review – Achievements and Challenges

GDPR – One Year Review – Achievements and Challenges

25th May 2019 saw the 1st anniversary of GDPR in place. Without doubt, GDPR is one legislation that turned the privacy concerns on its head and made businesses take privacy seriously. GDPR is one revolutionary legislation which puts control of personal information in...

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