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An Identity-Based Security Infrastructure for Cloud Environments

To truly comprehend identity-based security, let’s first understand the term “identity.” An identity includes both the login credentials that users use to access IT services and their fundamental digital information. These associated IDs or attributes are tracked and updated during the course of their employment with an organization, guaranteeing that security measures and permissions remain…

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Account Protection 101 Of Credential Stuffing
Account Protection 101: Safeguarding Against Credential Stuffing

Security operations and management teams are indispensable for an organization’s security defense against cyber threats. The primary cause of many security incidents can be traced back to vulnerabilities within networks that threat actors can exploit to compromise data. When security protocols are disregarded, companies face significant economic losses as a consequence of these breaches. Therefore,…

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EDR Best Practices: Maximizing Threat Detection and Incident Response

Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a critical component in modern cybersecurity as it protects organizations against a diverse range of threats. They focus on the detection and response to threats at the endpoint level, including individual devices such as computers and smartphones. This approach enables early identification of malicious activities, including malware, advanced persistent…

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Security Automation for Risk-Based Decisions

Security automation involves the use of technology to carry out routine IT security tasks, like endpoint scans and incident responses, while minimizing human intervention. Given the vast, intricate, and dynamic nature of cyber environments, coupled with the proliferation of vulnerabilities and persistent cyber threats, automation is essential for bolstering cybersecurity. While automation is already integrated…

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Security Operations Management for Enterprises: A Beginner’s Guide

Security operations and management teams are indispensable for an organization’s security defense against cyber threats. The primary cause of many security incidents can be traced back to vulnerabilities within networks that threat actors can exploit to compromise data. When security protocols are disregarded, companies face significant economic losses as a consequence of these breaches. Therefore,…

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Firewall Penetration Testing
Securing Your Network Gateway: A Firewall Penetration Testing Manual

Firewalls are indispensable barriers between organizations’ network assets and intruding threats from the public network. Despite their efficacy as the primary line of defense and vigilant monitors, firewalls confront various persistent threats. As the threat landscape continuously evolves, it presents multiple challenges where cyberattacks circumvent the firewall barriers. Hence, it is imperative for penetration testing…

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Navigating Penetration Testing: A Comprehensive Guide and Conforming to Industry Standards
Navigating Penetration Testing: A Comprehensive Guide and Conforming to Industry Standards

Penetration testing has become a cornerstone of information security strategies for various organizations and industries. While the landscape of tools and technical methodologies for conducting penetration tests is vast, ensuring their effectiveness and success demands adherence to industry-wide accepted standards. Within EC-Council’s latest cyber security whitepaper, “Navigating Penetration Testing: A Comprehensive Guide and Conforming to…

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Mobile App Security Testing
Defending Against Mobile Application Vulnerabilities: A Testing Roadmap

Smartphones and devices have revolutionized personal and business interactions worldwide, permeating nearly every aspect of modern life with their multifaceted features and capabilities. However, their widespread adoption has also made them lucrative targets for malicious actors aiming to exploit vulnerabilities. Within EC-Council’s latest cyber security whitepaper, “Defending Against Mobile Application Vulnerabilities: A Testing Roadmap,” authored…

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Application Security Testing
Application Security Testing: A Comprehensive Guide to SAST and DAST

In an era of rapid technological evolution and increasing digitization, the security landscape has become increasingly complex and vulnerable. This puts cybersecurity, and especially application security at forefront to bear the burnt of cyberattacks. Within EC-Council’s latest whitepaper, “Application Security Testing: A Comprehensive Guide to SAST and DAST” authored by Vanessa Padua, Director, Cybersecurity for…

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