• Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Thursday, 10 July 2014.

    There are many people out there fascinated by the idea of penetration testing, but they believe they could never learn to do it, or haven't got a clue on where to start. This book aims to be the first book that aspiring pentesters will pick up and, according to the author, the only thing they need to know before working though it is to install software on their computer.

  • Web application penetration testing with ImmuniWeb

    | by Berislav Kucan - Tuesday, 27 May 2014.

    Switzerland-based ethical hacking and penetration testing experts High-Tech Bridge recently released an interesting security product that uses a hybrid approach towards web application security testing.

    Based on years of experience, the new ImmuniWeb offering is a Software-as-a-Service tool that combines manual and automated penetration testing in a cost effective way.

  • Secure public WiFi with avast! SecureLine for iOS

    | by Mirko Zorz - Editor in Chief - Monday, 19 May 2014.

    While constant Internet connectivity can be useful, it does create many privacy and security issues whose existence remains a mystery for the majority of mobile users.

    If you connect to untrusted networks on a regular basis, and most users do, you should consider a VPN solution. It's a simple way to make your online experience on the move more private as well as secure.

  • Thecus N5550 NAS Server inside and out

    | by Mirko Zorz - Friday, 25 April 2014.

    Having a backup drive has become essential. Those serious about their storage needs turn to NAS devices. Like most tech available today, those range from introductory models with a modest set of features, to complex powerhouses with a myriad of options.

    What I'm taking a look at here is a fairly complex device whose feature list is anything but basic. The Thecus N5550 is a five-bay NAS powered by an Intel Atom Processor D2550 (1.86GHz Dual Core) and 2 GB of DDR3 RAM.

  • Professional Penetration Testing, Second Edition

    | by Zeljka Zorz - Monday, 7 April 2014.

    Are you interested in a career in penetration testing, and don't know where to start? Here is a book that gathers all the relevant information in one place, and gives a good overview of what the job entails and what skills are needed.


Patching: The least understood line of defense

Posted on 29 August 2014.  |  How many end users, indeed how many IT pros, truly get patching? Sure, many of us see Windows install updates when we shut down our PC and think all is well. Itís not.

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