The automatic tools that are available online save the attacker the trouble of studying attack methods and coming up with exploits to applications’ vulnerabilities. An attacker can just pick a set of automatic attack tools from the ones that are freely available online, install them, point them at lucrative targets, and reap the results.
In this video, Rob Rachwald, Director of Security Strategy at Imperva, talks about how attackers are using automation to carry out attacks on web applications. Rob talks about Imperva's research into the most frequently used automated tools and also discusses how you can identify automated hacking.
Posted on 22 September 2014. | In this interview, Kevin Watkins, Chief Architect at Appthority, talks about the benefits of using behavioral analysis in information security and how behavioral analysis can influence the evolution of security technologies.
Posted on 19 September 2014. | Fraudsters can pickpocket a victim’s financial data using low-cost electronics that can fit into a rucksack. Here are the top security threats you should be aware of if you’re using a RF-based card, along with our top safety tips to keep your payments secure.
Posted on 17 September 2014. | It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals it’s our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.
Posted on 15 September 2014. | Public and community clouds can be appealing targets for hackers looking to disrupt or steal information from scores of organizations with one successful strike. Here are some emerging security threats and issues cloud providers and their clients should be aware of.
Posted on 3 September 2014. | Whether responding to customer orders or requesting partner data, the biggest cloud security concern for the enterprise is the direct communication between applications. To help companies identify cloud security risks, Managed Methods has released Cloud Service Discovery Free.