Archive of posts with category 'Cybersecurity'

What is phishing? How to recognize and report phishing emails?

The cybersecurity industry has seen massive growth in social engineering, especially phishing attacks, over the last few years. The recently published DBIR report in May 2021 has shared an 11%...

How OSINT is used in cybersecurity - Part One

In today’s technology-driven world, information/data is one of the most significant assets to every business and industry model. It is an evenly necessary element required to make or break the...

What is cybersecurity assessment, and what are the types of cybersecurity assessment?

The fourth industrial revolution has led to a sheer amount of technologies and advantages in the form of global digitization, which is creating an expansion in business productivity, revenues, and...

How to achieve application security with a secure software development lifecycle (SDLC)?

With the internet revolution and application modernization, our lives have been profoundly surrounded by tons of applications, be it health care applications or enterprise and database software. Everything is making...

Why the Internet of Things (IoT) security is essential, and what is OWASP’s Top 10?

IoT technologies have been with us for quite a long time, and with the passage of time and fast development of Wireless Internet and 5G, it is becoming fundamental for...

Compromise Assessment or Penetration Testing - What to choose and Why?

The previous few months have been a roller coaster ride for the entire security industry because of the emerging cyber-attacks targeting security organizations, researchers, and service providers. The rise of...

Vulnerability Assessment vs Penetration Testing - How are they different? A Quick Guide

Often, it gets hard to understand the differences between some of the security assessments as most of the security activities complement each other at many points. With the growing and...

The necessity of third-party (3P) risk assessment and the right approach to do it

For quite a good time, there has been a lot of buzz around third-party data breaches. 2020 has been a year full of cyber-attacks, and the pandemic has worked as...

Pentesting vs Bug Bounty - what to do and when

Many people consider bug bounties and Pentests (often referred to as Penetration Testing) as synonymous. If you’re relatively new to cybersecurity, it’s easy to confuse the two and not quite...

What is a Penetration Test and Why Do You Need It?

The shocking reality is that security breaches have increased by about 67% over the past five years, and in 2020 chances that more companies may eventually get hacked are high....

What is GIT Source Code Exposure Vulnerability and Why Should You Care?

Cybercrime is still a big concern. While businesses put different technologies to patch the known risk profiles, several new vulnerabilities keep springing up in fact that fresh cyberattacks are recorded...

RDP brute force attacks on rise. How to keep your business safe

According to the UNDP, the Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant predicament that has hit us since World War Two. Since its advent, countries have been racing around the clock...

Common Covid-19 Phishing Scams You Should Know

As the coronavirus wreaks havoc around the world, hackers and scammers are seizing on the chaos to launch more phishing attacks. According to research done by Barracuda, Covid-19 related emails...

How to Maintain Cybersecurity for remote workforce during Covid-19

Covid-19 is compelling businesses to permit employees to work from home! Some of the big tech companies that have been impacted by the Coronavirus crisis allowed employees to work remotely...

Covid 19: 7 Simple Cybersecurity tips to Working from Home

Due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, World Health Organization (WHO) strongly advises that you stay at least 3-feet away from anyone who is either sneezing or coughing. People are also...