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  • Taking over networks on easy mode: An attacker’s perspective

    In news to virtually nobody, another worm leveraging the Eternalblue exploit has hit the news. Contrary to popular opinion, NotPetya’s use of Eternalblue was not what made it so dangerous. NotPetya also abused credential reuse and token impersonation, which made it possible for the worm to propagate through many fully patched organisations.

  • Verify the security of your mobile apps

    The enterprise is increasingly turning to mobile app developers for solutions to leverage interest in BYOD. Gartner estimates that 70% of mobile professionals will conduct their work on personal smart devices by 2018. The app development boom has fostered a competitive environment for developers and there is a focus on speed. But In the rush to deploy enterprise apps and start reaping the benefits, it is easy to overlook key security risks that could cause irreparable damage to your business.

  • Application security testing

    This article provides you with an overview of the current state of application security testing. Some of the challenges with application security testing include ensuring adequate coverage of black-box application testing, false negative issues with white box testing using automated source code analysis software and the lack of experience in the security industry with testing of client side applications.