A Day in The Life of a Pen Tester

Two penetration testers share their day-to-day responsibilities, challenges they encounter, and the skills they value most on the job. All organizations have vulnerabilities, but they can’t fix them until they find them. It’s the job of penetration testers to put themselves in an attacker’s shoes and find flaws before the…

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Bad Bots Build Presence Across the Web

Bots that mimic human behavior are driving a growing percentage of website traffic while contributing to an avalanche of misinformation. Bad bot traffic is growing and site scraping is making coronavirus malware more effective. Those are two of the conclusions in a new report released today, which also notes that,…

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How to Secure Your Kubernetes Deployments

As more companies shift their software to a microservices-based architecture and orchestrate their containerized applications in Kubernetes, distributed security controls become a must. At a time when almost every company is to some degree a software company, digital transformation and cloud adoption are not just strategic but critical to enterprise…

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Tupperware Hit by Card Skimmer Attack

Malicious code was found hidden inside graphics files on the storage container maker’s e-commerce website. Tupperware famously locks in food’s freshness, but hackers could not be locked out of the company’s e-commerce site. The primary Tupperware site, along with several localized versions, were compromised by digital credit card skimmer disguised…

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Microsoft Edge Will Tell You If Credentials Are …

Password Monitor, InPrivate mode, and ad-tracking prevention are three new additions to Microsoft Edge. Microsoft today announced several new additions to its Edge browser, including three intended to strengthen security and privacy: Password Monitor, InPrivate mode, and tracking prevention. Password Monitor, when enabled, will let you know when credentials saved…

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Why You Must & Where to Start

Quantifying cybersecurity risks can be a critical step in understanding those risks and getting executive support to address them. (image by Egor, via Adobe Stock) Risk. According to Mirriam-Webster the word has several meanings. First is “possibility of loss or injury: PERIL.” A little down the list comes, “the chance…

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