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Getting Paid for Breaking Things: The Fundamentals of Bug Bounty

21 Červen, 2018 - 22:16

According to the latest Software Fail Watch report released by Tricentis, companies all over the world lost $1,7 trillion last year over software failures and vulnerabilities. Such tremendous losses incentivize businesses to increase spending on software testing. Companies are expanding their staff with professional testers and invest significant amounts of money in automated testing systems. […]

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Does the GDPR Threaten the Development of Blockchain?

21 Červen, 2018 - 21:29

1. Introduction In the last two years, there has been a steady increase in the number of discussions around two important topics. Namely, the new EU law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the technological developments in the field of the blockchain. While data protection authorities clarified many aspects of the GDPR and […]

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Kioptrix VMs Challenge Walkthrough

21 Červen, 2018 - 18:38

In this article, we will walk through all the basic Kioptrix VMs (total 5) which are available on vulnhub.com. The difficulty level of all these machines is easy, and they are categorized into different Levels. Let’s start. Note: For all these machines I have used VMware workstation to provision VMs. Kali Linux VM will be […]

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USV: 2017 Part 1 CTF Walkthrough

21 Červen, 2018 - 15:00

In this article, we will learn to solve another Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge which was posted on VulnHub by “Suceava University.” As you may already know from my previous capture-the-flag articles, Vulnhub.com is a platform which provides vulnerable applications/machines to get a practical, hands-on experience in conducting pen tests on applications. You can check […]

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Beginner’s guide to Pentesting IoT Architecture/Network and Setting up IoT Pentesting Lab – Part 2

21 Červen, 2018 - 04:00

This is the 2nd part in Pentesting and Setting up our own IoT Lab. I hope you have gone through the first part. If not, please go through it. Pentesting and Setting up our own Lab – Instead of creating two separate sections (one for pentesting and other for Lab) I will cover both the […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Pentesting IoT Architecture/Network and Setting Up IoT Pentesting Lab – Part 1

21 Červen, 2018 - 02:41

In this post, I will explain how to pentest an IoT Network/Architecture. Also, I will explain how to set up an IoT Pentesting lab for getting started with IoT Pentesting. Since the post is too long, to make it digestible, it will be split into two parts. Let’ start…. Before setting up an IoT lab […]

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Mirai botnet evolution since its source code is available online

19 Červen, 2018 - 16:15

Mirai – The evolving IoT threat Since the release of the source code of the Mirai botnet, crooks have improved their own versions by implementing new functionalities and by adding new exploits. A recent report published by NetScout’s Arbor Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT) confirmed the intense activities of threat actors related to the […]

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InfoSec Institute Guarantees IT Certification with InfoSec Flex Courses

19 Červen, 2018 - 14:30

New InfoSec Flex Center drives best online security and IT training experience InfoSec Institute, the leading provider of information security education and workforce security awareness solutions, today launched InfoSec Flex Courses, the next generation of its award-winning cybersecurity and IT certification training. Powered by the new InfoSec Flex Center online learning and assessment platform, InfoSec […]

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Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) in IT Infrastructure of Today

15 Červen, 2018 - 23:23

Identity Governance and Administration (IGA) can be considered a very important area in the management of information technology in enterprises and organizations. The level of IGA importance can be compared to managing licenses, configurations, security incidents, vulnerabilities and other processes well described in the ITIL libraries. Moreover, although IGA is not the basic process of […]

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The EU Plans to Adopt a Cybersecurity Certification Framework

15 Červen, 2018 - 22:18

1. Introduction At present, there is no EU-wide certification framework that allows suppliers of ICT products to obtain information security certificates valid in all 28 EU countries. For example, if a supplier of software for smart meters obtains a certificate based on the so-called Common Criteria (CC) for Information Technology Security Evaluation (ISO 15408), the […]

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And Again, About Storing Passwords

15 Červen, 2018 - 21:34

When the question of storing passwords arise, the first idea is to simply keep them in clear text in the corresponding table in the database. However, in 2018 cybercriminals are very good at getting access to such passwords. There are well-known SQL injections and many other potential vulnerabilities. It is generally accepted to assume the […]

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The Top 15 Must-Have Books in InfoSec

15 Červen, 2018 - 21:02

An essential part in building an information security (InfoSec) professionals’ expertise is played by hands-on experience and years of activity. However, a solid theoretical foundation is also essential to acquire the solid knowledge required to keep up with technology and the evolutions of threats and hackers’ modalities. Computer security sourcebooks, handbooks, or technical / reference […]

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Personally Identifiable Information and Distributed Ledgers

15 Červen, 2018 - 20:32

PII (personally identifiable information) is a valuable component of every individual’s life. Governments and organizations take significant efforts to protect this data on the local and international level. As information technologies evolve, though, the issue of safeguarding PII becomes increasingly complex. PII is assuming importance in the modern business processes based on the KYC (Know […]

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Federal agencies are at high information security risk

15 Červen, 2018 - 20:20

1. Introduction Governments all over the world urge private companies to take security measures to protect the personal data of their citizens. For example, the recently adopted EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) obliges organizations collecting personal data from EU residents to adopt information security measures protecting the collected information. However, governments need to be […]

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How a National Healthcare Provider Mitigates Spearphishing With SecurityIQ’s PhishNotify

15 Červen, 2018 - 17:12

Executive Summary: Client: Managed healthcare service provider with clients in over 30 states. It employees 194 corporate employees and 743 clinicians. Contract Size: 900 learner seats Products Used: SecurityIQ phishing simulations, HIPAA, PHI and general awareness training modules and the PhishNotify™ suspicious email reporting plugin. Protected health information (PHI) brings a hefty price on the […]

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SecurityIQ Update Adds CDN Capabilities, Training Link Generator and 47 New Modules!

15 Červen, 2018 - 16:41

New SecurityIQ features include a dedicated CDN to support international teams, training link generator ensuring all of your learners have access to your awareness program, plus easily customize your courses with 47 new content resources!   Dedicated Content Delivery Network (CDN): A SecurityIQ exclusive, training modules now serve from a dedicated Content Delivery Network (CDN). […]

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Top Threats to Online Voting from a Cybersecurity Perspective

15 Červen, 2018 - 16:30

Last year, NASA set up an online voting campaign to pick a name for an astronomical object, a small ice-covered asteroid roving through a remote part of the Solar system. Although the New Horizons space probe has yet to take a picture of it, thousands of people have thus learned about the newly discovered astronomical […]

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CISSP CAT Exam Deep Dive: Study Tips from InfoSec Institute Alum Joe Wauson

15 Červen, 2018 - 15:50

Joe Wauson is a Cyber Operations Planner at the United States Air Force. Currently based out of Germany, Joe enrolled in InfoSec Institute’s live online Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Boot Camp to help him prepare for the new CISSP CAT exam. Time zone differences meant Joe’s class started in the afternoon and ended […]

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Gaining Shell Access via UART Interface Part 3

14 Červen, 2018 - 20:00

This is the 3rd post in IoT-Hacking-Shell-via-UART series. I hope you have gone through the first two parts. If not, please go through them. In this part, I will explain how I was able to gain shell access on a smart camera via UART interface. About the Device – I already had a camera with […]

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The Decline of Ransomware and the Rise of Cryptocurrency Mining Malware

14 Červen, 2018 - 19:00

1. Introduction ISACA, an international association focused on IT governance, has recently released its annual study “State of Cybersecurity.” The study relates to the year 2018 and is based on feedback provided by 2,366 security leaders. It found that, while in the last year 62% of the respondents experienced ransomware attacks, only 45% of them […]

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