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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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CyberCrowd gains CREST accreditation for pen testing

Berkshire-based cyber security specialist CyberCrowd, has been awarded CREST accreditation for its penetration testing services that simulate real-life cyber attacks to identify vulnerabilities in an organisation’s IT systems. CREST is a not-for-profit body that provides internationally recognised accreditations for organisations providing technical security services that are increasingly required to work for government bodies, financial sector […]