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What is Kerberos Definition, Use Cases, Security, and More
What is Kerberos? An Introduction to Secure Authentication 

The Kerberos protocol enables different machines and devices to exchange information continuously and securely. Without a robust protocol such as Kerberos authentication, this information is vulnerable to unauthorized access and even manipulation—for example, with a man-in-the-middle attack. Various organizations have developed their own authentication protocols. An authentication protocol allows one user, device, or system to…

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What is Cloud Penetration Testing Benefits, Tools, and Methods
What is Cloud Penetration Testing? Benefits, Tools, and Methods

While many people see cloud computing as more secure than an on-premises IT environment, the truth is that it’s far from impenetrable. According to Check Point’s 2022 Cloud Security Report, 27 percent of organizations say they suffered from a security incident in their public cloud infrastructure within the past year. Techniques such as cloud penetration…

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Botnet Attacks and Their Prevention Techniques Explained
Botnet Attacks and Their Prevention Techniques Explained 

Botnet attacks are a massive cybersecurity threat, growing quickly and becoming increasingly sophisticated. According to CSO Online, researchers detected 67 million botnet connections from over 600,000 unique IP addresses in the first half of 2022. This article will discuss what botnet attacks are and the most effective techniques for botnet attack prevention. Application of Botnet…

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Network Packet Capturing and Analysis with Wireshark

Penetration testing is one of the most robust defenses businesses have against cyberattacks. By simulating attacks in a safe, controlled environment, penetration testers can more easily identify vulnerabilities in an IT environment and fix them before malicious actors can exploit them. The good news is that penetration testers have no shortage of tools, including Wireshark,…

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Man-in-the-Middle Attack (MitM): Definition, Types, & Prevention Methods

Man-in-the-Middle Attack (MitM): Definition, Types, & Prevention Methods Man-in-the-Middle Attack (MitM): Definition, Types, & Prevention Methods Man-in-the-Middle Attack (MitM): Definition, Types, & Prevention Methods Man-in-the-Middle Attack (MitM): Definition, Types, & Prevention Methods A man-in-the-middle attack is a cyberattack in which the attacker can secretly intercept messages between two or more parties who believe they are…

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Privilege Escalations
What are Privilege Escalations? Attacks, Understanding its Types & Mitigating Them

What is Privilege Escalation? Privilege escalation is a cyberattack technique where an attacker gains unauthorized access to higher privileges by leveraging security flaws, weaknesses, and vulnerabilities in an organization’s system. It is the attempt to elevate access permissions by exploiting bugs, system flaws, human behaviors, configuration oversights, or weak access controls. In most cases, the…

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