Cyber Security Articles & News

Password Spraying Attacks: Technique and Prevention

Many organizations have cyber security measures in place to prevent threat actors from breaching defenses and launching their attacks. However, there may be a gaping hole in your organization’s security: untrained employees. 

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Understanding the Main Types of Penetration Testing

You may have heard about penetration testing, and have decided to dig a bit deeper to see if this cybersecurity testing can help your organization against threat actors — suddenly you’re lost in a jungle of jargon, asking yourself some confusion questions: 

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4 Signs Your Organization Needs Red Team Penetration Testing

According to a recent poll conducted by PwC, executives believe that mandated disclosures, tests of resilience, and pressure to get data security and privacy right will be their biggest challenges for 2023.

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2023 Cybersecurity Budget Considerations for Your Organization

With the use of multiple work platforms and applications, organizations must choose between spending on cybersecurity or being vulnerable to devastating hacking techniques. One common roadblock is that companies don’t budget for the right cybersecurity measures. International Business Times states that “it’s now imperative that companies have cybersecurity in place to stop hackers from interfering with their data.” 

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Why Choose Mitnick Security for Your Penetration Testing Services?

Incorporating cybersecurity services as part of your organization’s security plan can help stop threat actors in their tracks. From cyber security awareness training to Red Team engagements, Mitnick Security offers a wide range of services designed to strengthen the security posture of businesses of all sizes. 

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5 Common Remote Work Security Threats

Although it may be standard company policy for your employees to stay alert and proactive when using your organization’s protected internal network and systems, it can be difficult to maintain this same level of cybersecurity awareness when it comes to remote workers. According to Upwork, it's expected that 73% of all work teams will have remote workers by 2028. 

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Recognizing and Preventing Social Engineering on Social Media

To connect with friends, family, and coworkers, it’s likely that we have all overshared our personal information on social platforms more than once. Unfortunately, the ease of access to an individual or company’s information has made social media an easy target for threat actors. 

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6 Types of Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering attacks account for a massive portion of all cyber attacks. Since COVID-19, these attacks are on the rise. More than 90% of successful hacks and data breaches start with social engineering. 

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4 Key Benefits of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

In today’s world, using single-factor authentication (SFA) such as a lone password or a PIN number to access private data may no longer cut it. With the rise of cyber security threats — including an increasing number of ransomware attacks — it may be time to explore steps you can take to level up your organization’s cybersecurity.

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Why Should You Invest in KnowBe4's Kevin Mitnick Security Awareness Training?

Data breaches are one of the most common cyber security incidents that can cost companies millions, even trillions of dollars.

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