Cyber Security Articles & News

Understanding the Scope of A Penetration Test

Penetration testing puts your security systems to the test so you can see if your security framework can withstand a cyber attack.

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PCI Testing: Everything You Need To Know

Penetration testing is crucial for businesses to help ensure that their security posture will stand against threat actors. For businesses that handle credit and debit card information, keeping data secure is all the more important, as the financial services industry was the second-highest-targeted sector by hackers in 2022.

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What is Web Application Penetration Testing?

Is your company in the process of developing a new application? There are a lot of moving parts involved in developing and deploying cutting-edge applications, whether they are internal apps designed for employee use or external, public-facing apps. 

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Before Choosing a Penetration Testing Company, Ask These 5 Questions

Whether your organization has been the victim of a recent data breach or has never had expert penetration testing done before, it’s probably time to call in cybersecurity experts. The right cybersecurity company can help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your networks and systems so you can improve your security posture and stay ahead of threat actors. 

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6 FAQs From CISOs About the Pentesting Process

As a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), you have the responsibility of not only directing your organization’s security but also conveying your risk status to leadership. The stakes are high. According to Cybersecurity Magazine, 60% of small businesses go out of business within six months of falling victim to a data breach or cyber attack.

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What You Get When You Invest in Mitnick Red Team Pentesting

A data breach can have extremely negative impacts on businesses, including financial losses as well as harm to their reputation with clients, customers, and workers.

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External Network Penetration Testing: FAQs You Should Know

According to Forbes, “every company is now a reachable target” for threat actors. Advanced measures — such as penetration testing — have become a valuable component of cybersecurity for many organizations worldwide that seek to harden their security posture and stop threat actors in their tracks. 

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Everything You Need To Know About Mitnick's Crack-in-the-Box Password Cracker

Password cracking is a popular method used by hackers worldwide to ultimately gain access to sensitive data, making it vital for organizations to ensure their passwords are strong enough to withstand the most advanced password-cracking hacks.

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What To Expect During Red Team Operations

Companies are producing an exponential amount of data every day and by 2025, it’s estimated that there will be about 181 zettabytes of data. As your organization grows, so will the amount of data it requires to operate, opening up more opportunities for hackers to exploit your organization.

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Red Team vs. Blue Team Penetration Testing: 3 Differences

If you want to see how your organization would stack up against threat actors, there is a way to do so without risking a data breach. Red Team vs. Blue Team penetration testing is a safe way to identify vulnerabilities within your systems, networks, and internal infrastructure. But it doesn’t stop there. This elite form of a pentest can show you what a threat actor accomplishes even if your cybersecurity posture is well established. Below, we’ll tackle the three differences between the Red Team and the Blue Team for this engagement.

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