A Passage to Penetration Testing

January 3, 2019

What Is Penetration Testing? A penetration test or ‘pen test’ is the process of evaluating the security infrastructure within a controlled environment to safely attack, identify, penetrate and exploit vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may exist in network, applications, database, processes, services, operating systems, server, etc. These vulnerabilities may exist due to negligent acts by the end-user or improper configurations. Penetration testing is also valuable while defining the processes, verifying the end-user performance, and validating the effectiveness of defensive mechanisms.

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PhishLine is a complete, risk-based Social Engineering Management Platform that will help your Information Security Team go beyond security awareness by establishing metrics through real-world social engineering and phishing simulations. PhishLine provides actionable discoveries at the human layer that are specific to your culture and organization. Finding your PhishLine is the gateway to taking informed, decisive action against these persistent threats.

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Fortinet Security Fabric Enables Digital Innovation

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

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Password Safe Cloud 22.2 Security Whitepaper

whitePaper | August 5, 2022

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Security Operations Maturity Model

whitePaper | February 20, 2020

As the threat landscape continues to evolve, your cybersecurity efforts must follow suit. With your security operations center (SOC) at the core of your offense against threats, you must ensure that it can handle anything that comes its way. To be effective, you need to mature your SOC to stop threats early — before damage occurs. Whether your SOC is a virtual team of two to three or a 24x7 operation, maturing your security operations capabilities will help you achieve a faster mean time to detect (MTTD) and mean time to respond (MTTR) to cyberthreats. This white paper explores LogRhythm’s Security Operations Maturity Model (SOMM), which explains how to measure the effectiveness of your security operations. Through the model, you can learn how to mature your security operations capabilities, improving your resilience to cyberthreats.

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Google Cloud security foundations guide

whitePaper | April 19, 2021

This guide presents an opinionated view of Google Cloud security best practices, organized to allow users to adopt or adapt them and then automatically deploy them for their estates on Google Cloud. This document can be useful to you if you are a CISO, security practitioner, risk or compliance officer.

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Cybersecurity and Financial SystemResilience Report

whitePaper | July 27, 2022

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 20211 (CAA) requires the Federal Reserve Board (Board) to submit annually for seven years a report focused on cybersecurity to Congress. The CAA calls for a description of measures the Board has undertaken to strengthen cybersecurity within the financial services sector and with respect to the Board’s functions as a regulator, including the supervision and regulation of financial institutions and third-party service providers.

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PhishLine is a complete, risk-based Social Engineering Management Platform that will help your Information Security Team go beyond security awareness by establishing metrics through real-world social engineering and phishing simulations. PhishLine provides actionable discoveries at the human layer that are specific to your culture and organization. Finding your PhishLine is the gateway to taking informed, decisive action against these persistent threats.

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