Enhancing Cybersecurity With Penetration Testing

Enhancing Cybersecurity With Penetration Testing

What Is a Penetration Test? A penetration test, also known as a pen test, assesses the security of a computer system, network, or web application by simulating an attack from an adversary. This testing involves using tools and techniques to exploit known vulnerabilities or misconfigurations in an organization’s security infrastructure. A penetration test aims to … Read more

Ransomware Is Getting Worse. Here’s Why You Need Pen Testing.

Ransomware Is Getting Worse. Here's Why You Need Pen Testing.

Ransomware Hits the Entire East Coast The fuel giant Colonial Pipeline was hacked on Friday by ransomware cybercriminals, impacting everyone on the East Coast. From rising fuel prices and lines at the pump to the specter of a widespread gas shortage and inflation, the United States is in a severe bind. Why? Ransomware. Sophisticated Russian hackers … Read more

Why Is Pen Testing In Demand?

Why Is Pen Testing In Demand

Why is pen testing in demand? Well, these days, criminal hacking has become an automated process. It’s no longer a matter of if you get hacked. It’s a matter of when you get hacked. And that’s where pen testing comes in. Increasingly, customers are asking us to test their network and application security before a … Read more

Avoid a Data Breach: What a Health Care Org Should Do

Avoid a Data Breach: What a Health Care Org Should Do There are three things that a health care organization should do immediately to avoid a data breach. They are: Execute Advanced Penetration Testing. Performing an advanced external penetration test is a strategic approach to identify weaknesses in network and application security, as would a hacker. … Read more

Penetration Tests and Their Benefits

Penetration tests and their benefits on the brain? If performed regularly, penetration tests are key to your overall security posture. It’s an important practice that gives organizations visibility into real-world threats to your security. As part of a routine security check, penetration tests allow you to find the gaps in your security before a hacker … Read more

Avoiding a Data Breach Caused by Medical Devices

In headlines of late, the terms “data breach” and “healthcare organization” aren’t strangers, and now relative to that, avoiding a data breach caused by medical devices is becoming a hot topic. Recent studies and investigations done by cybersecurity professionals in the industry have found that cyber hackers are beginning to use medical device vulnerabilities as … Read more

Six Tips to Secure Healthcare Data, Ensure HIPAA Compliance

It’s one thing to suffer one data breach – there is room to recover. Will Anthem survive a second breach? Don’t let this happen to you. With the Anthem breach still on the forefront of everyone’s minds, as well as the upcoming supervision from the OCR and the new phase of HIPAA audits, we have put … Read more

PCI DSS: 15 Common PCI Compliance Gaps

15 Common PCI Compliance Gaps

Common PCI compliance gaps?  You bet!  We can identify 15 of them. The need for enhanced security is becoming more and more obvious every day. As the security landscape changes, the threats to our sensitive data become more serious, and as a result, the controls that we put in place have become stronger. We see a … Read more