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What are the Different Types of Penetration Testing?

If you’re considering a penetration test to identify and fix vulnerabilities within your business, you might not know which type of pen test is best for you. In this article, we explore the types of penetration testing available, and what they are best for. What are the Different Types of Penetration Testing? Risk Crew offers […]

Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing – Know the Difference

There are a variety of different ways to assess the security integrity of the systems that process, store, or transmit your information assets. But I find it odd that this far down the cyber security road, a lot of businesses still don’t understand the basic difference between Vulnerability Scanning and Penetration Testing. I know it […]

What to Include in Your Security Testing Supplier’s Agreement

A successful penetration test requires good preparation with an airtight service-level contract between the customer and a supplier that helps both to achieve the ultimate goal: security. Listed in this post are some important items to include in the contract. These are by no means a full and comprehensive list but should serve to help […]

Webinar: How to Optimise Your Security Penetration Testing

Do you want some practical advice on how to get a better return on your security penetration testing investment? Connect with us to hear our security testing expert, Richard Hollis discuss how you can receive full benefits from your penetration testing. Download the webinar: How to Optimise Your Security Penetration Testing The session covers: The […]

Free Webinar – Protect Against Your Biggest Threat — People

Did you know that human error caused 90% of UK data breaches in 2019, according to the ICO? Register for this free webinar and find out how to mitigate this imminent threat with current best practices and training methods for the workplace – whether that is in the office or at home. Plus you’ll get […]

Webinar: Holistic Security Testing in the New Threat Landscape

Have you ever wanted to know what Holistic Security Testing involves and how it can help create a strong defence against the evolving cyber threat landscape? Download this webinar hosted by Geoffrey Bougnague and stay tuned for the last 15 minutes, when he will open the floor to you, to ask him all your security […]

How to prepare for penetration testing

It is an undeniable fact that all applications and infrastructures are essentially in need of a penetration test. It is a known fact that humans are the weakest link in the security chain with 60% of breaches occurring from human error. Therefore, developers and administrators may find it challenging to build and configure fully secure […]

Red Team Testing – not just a Penetration Test in a posh hat

Penetration Testing is not Red Team Testing

The term Red Team Testing has been around for a while, its origins are from the military, wherein simple terms, team A (the Blue Team) would be tasked with defending a specified zone and team B (the Red Team) would be tasked with attacking it. Thus, highlighting deficiencies in both the Blue Team and Red […]

The business case for penetration testing – Preaching to the unconverted:

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How do you communicate ROI on Penetration Testing to gain buy-in? Did you get your car insurance renewal quote in recently? Chances are it’s gone up and chances are you are wondering whether it’s worth it. For non-tech savvy finance folk and to be fair, some tech-savvy non-finance folk, you can understand why they might […]

IoT Home “security” cameras: Are you having a laugh!?

IoT Home Security Cameras Amazon Ring

The Amazon Ring Tale “Update: 29/01/2020: so far, when yet more tales of woe (usually regarding the Amazon Ring) come in I have just been adding the stories in the comments section below the original article. However, when an actual Amazon engineer, usually known for their fierce loyalty, sticks their head above the parapet and effectively […]

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