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4 Ways You Can Get More Out of Penetration Testing

Are your security controls adequate to protect your organization? The security measures you put in place last year, or even last month, are likely inept under today’s growing increase of

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Critical Bluetooth flaw opens millions of devices to eavesdropping attacks

A newly disclosed vulnerability (CVE-2019-9506) in the Bluetooth Core Specification can be exploited by attackers to intercept and manipulate Bluetooth communications/traffic between two vulnerable devices. Researchers Daniele Antonioli, Nils Ole

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Digital transformation helps companies work smarter yet makes them vulnerable to breaches

While digital transformation helps companies work smarter, there is a risk that the ongoing digitization may unlock a host of security vulnerabilities that can cost companies money, time, intellectual property, and customer

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Powerfully personal: the role of fingerprint biometric technology in the digital identity security crisis

Our digital identity is changing the face of personal identity as we know it and leaving consumers vulnerable.As our lives become increasingly digitised, our online footprints are changing significantly. Most

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Big Banks Vulnerable to Web, Mobile Attacks

Nearly all of the largest 100 banks are vulnerable to web and mobile attacks, which give hackers access to sensitive data, according to ImmuniWeb. “We leveraged an enhanced methodology from our previous

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SMBs Struggle with Encryption, Patching and Skills Gap

Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are more vulnerable to attacks because of their weaknesses in encryption, workload configuration, limited visibility and outdated and unsupported operating systems, according to Alert Logic. Researchers

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How to Secure Your CMS Website, Even if You Aren’t an Expert

Any time you visit a website, there’s about a 50/50 chance it was built on a content management system such as WordPress, Drupal, or Joomla. These platforms make building and maintaining an

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Microsoft Urges Businesses to Patch ‘BlueKeep’ Flaw

Microsoft’s Security Response Team (MSRC) is warning organizations to patch BlueKeep (CVE-2019-0708), a critical remote code execution vulnerability it fixed earlier this month. The flaw is in Remote Desktop Services

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WhatsApp Vulnerability Spies on Users

On Monday, May 13, 2019, the popular messaging app, WhatsApp, announced hackers had exploited a flaw in the app’s voice call feature, installing surveillance software on users’ smartphones (both iOS

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7 Website Security Essentials for eCommerce Retailers

The internet offers ample opportunity to make money online, regardless of whether you’re selling physical goods or services. But setting up a profitable e-commerce business can be a complicated endeavor.