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Safeguarding Your Digital Assets: Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Scans, and Attack Surface Management, What Do You Need to Know?

In today’s digital landscape, where cyber threats loom large and data breaches can have devastating consequences, protecting your organisation’s digital assets is paramount. As technology advances, so do the techniques employed by malicious actors seeking to exploit vulnerabilities and gain unauthorised access to sensitive information. In this blog post, we will delve into the world […]

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What Determines a Good Penetration Test?

If you aren’t a cyber security expert or a penetration tester, how do you know you’re getting value for money in the service you are investing in. CREST, the certification body for Penetration testing have announced the release of its CREST defensible Penetration Test to help with exactly that. The aim is to reassure buyers […]

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What is Red Teaming?

Red teaming, in short, involves a team of security experts simulating an extended attack on an entire organisation to identify and test potential weaknesses.  Red teaming is the cyber security equivalent to: “The best defence is a good offence”. The attacking team uses strategic teamwork to exploit physical, hardware, software, and human vulnerabilities across an […]

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What is a White Hat Hacker?

The term “hacker” often strikes people with feelings of fear. This is due to the word being widely used to describe someone with malicious intentions who are looking to steal information and/or money from innocent people and businesses. However, for those working in the cybersecurity industry, a “hacker” doesn’t always have negative connotations. So, what […]

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What is Penetration Testing and Why Is It Important?

What is Penetration Testing? Penetration testing (also known as pen testing) is a simulated cyber attack carried out by ethical hackers to uncover vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious attackers in the future. Why is penetration testing important for businesses? The insights from penetration testing put organisations in a position to make important and […]

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