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PTaaS guide | Choosing the right test environment

A major challenge for developing modern applications is ensuring their security. Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) is a cloud-enabled approach that lets you proactively find and fix application vulnerabilities and protect your digital assets. A key step to using a PTaaS solution is selecting the right testing environments. This guide will help you understand the pros and cons of different testing environments, and decide which is best for your organization.

Uncovering vulnerabilities with white box penetration testing

As a business owner or IT professional, you understand the importance of protecting your company’s sensitive data, systems and reputation from cyber threats. One of the most effective ways to uncover vulnerabilities and strengthen your organisation’s security posture is through penetration testing, particularly white box penetration testing.

Insider Security Risks: A Pen Testing Reality Check for Large Companies | Razorthorn Security

Amy Stokes-Waters shares a startling anecdote from her pen testing sales experience in this must-watch clip. Learn how a company with 3,000 employees misunderstood the real risks of insider threats. Amy highlights the common oversight where businesses assume 'nice' means 'safe,' exposing them to potential cyberattacks. This video underscores the critical need for rigorous network security and vigilant monitoring of internal threats.

External Penetration Testing: Cost, Tools, Steps, & Checklist

External penetration testing is a critical cybersecurity practice that helps organisations defend their internet-facing assets. By simulating the actions of a real-world attacker, external penetration tests reveal vulnerabilities in your web applications, networks, and other externally accessible systems.

Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS): What is it and How Can it Benefit Your Organization?

Learn about careers with us and search open job opportunities here. Penetration testing as a service (PTaaS) plays a vital role in enabling organizations to mitigate enhance their cyber posture. As a hybrid security solution, it combines automation and human assessments in order to test for vulnerabilities that could be missed by legacy scanning tools.

The Impact of PCI DSS 4.0 on Organizational Penetration Testing Strategies

PCI DSS version 4.0 recently took effect on March 31, 2024, and includes no less than 63 new requirements. This is the first update of the information security standard designed to defend against payment and credit card fraud since the release of PCI DSS v3.2 eight years ago.

Vulnerability Assessments vs. Penetration Testing: Key Differences

In the race for technological innovation, companies often sprint toward product launches but find themselves in a marathon when fixing vulnerabilities. This dichotomy poses a significant challenge, especially with the ever-increasing security loopholes. CISA recommends addressing critical issues in less than 15 days, but it may be wishful thinking. IT teams are inundated with an ever-increasing volume of security alerts, making it challenging to prioritize and address each one effectively.

What is Penetration Testing: A comprehensive business guide

Penetration testing, or pen testing for short, is a critical way to protect IT systems and sensitive data from malicious activity proactively. This guide provides a comprehensive overview of how this technique works, business benefits, its types, methodologies, costs, and everything in between.

Securing APIs through penetration testing

APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) have become the backbone of many modern applications, and indeed the foundation of some businesses services. APIs enable seamless communication between applications, services and systems, allowing organisations to innovate, collaborate and deliver value to their customers. However, as reliance on APIs grows, so does the need for robust security measures to protect these critical digital assets from potential threats.

Top 10 free pen tester tools

A craftsman requires the appropriate skills and tools to work in tandem in order to create a masterpiece. While tools are an important enabler in the process of creating the best piece of work possible, the process also requires relevant experience and expertise on the part of the craftsman. Much like craftsman’s toolbox, a pen tester’s toolbox has wide variety of pen tester tools to work with based on the business objective.