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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Introducing Trustwave
Tue, 15th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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trustwave
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cyber threats
Craig Searle joins us today to tell us more about Trustwave and its unique penetration testing offering.
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DDLS joins the Offensive Security Global Partner programme
Tue, 4th Oct 2022
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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partner programmes
DDLS will provide OffSec training products in ANZ, including penetration testing, cloud security, web application, exploit development and security operations.
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Ethical hacking in Aotearoa: How can it benefit cybersecurity in NZ?
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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penetration testing
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cybersafety
Negative connotations have traditionally been applied to the term 'hacking'. But with cyber-threats ramping up, things are changing fast — and CISOs can't afford to keep the status quo.
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Interview: Blacklock Security pioneers pentesting as a service in Asia Pacific
Mon, 13th Sep 2021
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cybersecurity
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penetration testing
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blacklock security
We spoke to Blacklock's Nilesh Kapoor about Blacklock, a startup that is making waves in the penetration testing as a service space.
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Huge increase in threat actors using Cobalt Strike - Proofpoint research
Wed, 7th Jul 2021
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cybersecurity
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proofpoint
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penetration testing
Proofpoint cybersecurity company has released research finding a 161% increase in threat actors using the threat emulation tool Cobalt Strike.
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HackerOne launches penetration testing to empower digital transformation
Wed, 17th Jun 2020
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devops
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digital transformation
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penetration testing
“In today’s agile environments, pentest platforms should seamlessly integrate with every aspect of the software development lifecycle so that findings are quickly pushed to the right developer and vulnerabilities are fixed faster."
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Equifax breach vulnerability surfaces as top network attack in Q3 2019
Mon, 16th Dec 2019
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firewall
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malware
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network management
WatchGuard’s latest Internet Security Report also reveals significant increases in malware and network attacks, as zero day malware accounts for 50% of all detections.
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Trustwave introduces dashboard to manage security testing
Mon, 21st Oct 2019
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multi-cloud
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trustwave
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penetration testing
Through point-and-click navigation, users can scan business-critical applications to search for unpatched vulnerabilities, exploitable code or evidence of malicious activity.
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Orca Tech onboards auto penetration testing company
Mon, 7th Oct 2019
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it distributors
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penetration testing
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orca tech
The cybersecurity and analytics VAD has formed an agreement with the Israeli company Pcysys.
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Security defensive blue teams failing to catch offensive red teams - Exabeam
Mon, 19th Aug 2019
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penetration testing
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report
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exabeam
35% of respondents claim that the blue team never or rarely catches the red team, while 62% say they are caught occasionally or often.
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Cylance report looks into questionable pentesting practices
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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ai
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cybersecurity
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gdpr
The report demonstrates how the line distinguishing pentesting exercises from actual threat actor behaviour has thinned.
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Search and destroy: Secure your web apps with zero false-positives
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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cybersecurity
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devsecops
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penetration testing
ImmuniWeb On-Demand is a perfect choice for one- time application security and privacy testing.
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Trustwave releases facial recognition tool for pentesters
Thu, 9th Aug 2018
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surveillance
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biometrics
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social media
Social Mapper takes an automated approach to searching popular social media sites for names and pictures of individuals.
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Singapore IMDA launches GoSecure cybersecurity programme for Singapore ICT firms
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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singapore
According to IMDA, the programme will benefit 200 Singapore-based ICT companies over the two-year period.
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Brisbane cybersecurity startup protects $1 billion worth of ICO funding from hackers
Mon, 23rd Apr 2018
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cybersecurity
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blockchain
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entersoft
Entersoft’s ‘one stop shop’ approach to cybersecurity has paid off to the tune of $1 billion worth of initial coin offerings.
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What cyber security needs to go beyond the network
Wed, 7th Mar 2018
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network management
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network security
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firewall
Forward thinking companies are going beyond penetration testing to employ a more holistic approach to cyber security.
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APAC to be the fastest-growing region for security assessment services
Mon, 22nd Jan 2018
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cloud
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marketsandmarkets
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penetration testing
Asia Pacific will be a hotspot for security assessment vendors as it becomes the fastest growing region in the world between 2017-2022.
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In depth: A lawyer's perspective on ethical hacking & penetration testing in Asia
Thu, 26th Oct 2017
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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ethics
What is‘ethical hacking’ in an organisation and are there any grey areas in the law? We sat down with RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Jack Ow to find out.
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Interview: Sense of Security talks red teaming, DevSecOps and 'box ticking'
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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project management
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devops
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app development
"In some cases, we’ve simply walked in and plugged a device straight into the network with little to no resistance."
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RIoT Solutions ramps up security capabilities to match business growth
Tue, 3rd Oct 2017
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broadband
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penetration testing
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riot solutions
“The move to smart, connected networks puts us in a strong position to grow our business as demand for secure IoT connectivity increases."
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Equifax breach indicates need to evolve cyber security thinking
Tue, 19th Sep 2017
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ai
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
The Equifax breach has underlined the problem with security testing.
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The legal impact of data protection and management in the digital age
Tue, 18th Apr 2017
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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law
As organisations look towards data to track patterns, they should also be mindful of the legal regulations that govern data protection and breaches.
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Identity theft - have you ever pen tested procedures?
Mon, 20th Mar 2017
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mfa
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penetration testing
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the missing link
There is a focus on technical aspects of penetration tests, network and application security, while the chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
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RIoT Solutions security team snaps up 'gruelling' OSCP certification
Mon, 20th Mar 2017
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it training
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cybersecurity
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offensive security
RIoT Solutions’ security team has proven that its up to scratch in their cyber expertise, after three of its top experts gained OSCP Certification.
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