When you think of a hacker, do you imagine a hooded villain, secretly prying into the lives of unsuspecting victims? Hackers are criminals, right? They are the brilliant masterminds behind stolen identities, disrupted lives and bankrupted businesses.
What about White Hat Hackers? Or Gray Hat Hackers? The world needs hackers who are on our side.
Passwords are important, they are the equivalent to your house keys, car keys or even your debit card. Having strong, secure passwords is critical.
Think of the last time you purchased a brand new car. What if it didn’t work after only one day? You jump in your shiny new ride, fasten your seat belt and turn the ignition, and … nothing. The car won’t start.
When you think about organizations that have experienced a data breach, what are the first ones that come to mind? If you’re like most people, chances are your answers were likely Target, Home Depot, The IRS, Anthem Blue Cross, or any of the other big-name breaches that have occurred in the last few years.
It seems like there’s always a new buzzword or acronym emerging in the IT and Cybersecurity industries. It can be tough to keep up on what they are and what they mean. The differences between a Managed Services Provider (MSP) and a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) are sometimes difficult to decipher.
Vulnerability scans are a great way to dive deeper into a network and search for problems that may go otherwise undetected. Many times, however, security professionals are performing scans that are only scratching the surface of what could potentially be uncovered.
There is still quite a bit of confusion out there on the differences between a Vulnerability Scan and a Penetration Test. The truth is both services can be successful in keeping you ahead of the hackers, but the trick is knowing which one is right for you and when.
As a cybersecurity professional, chances are that having a keylogger installed on any of your company’s machines is one of your worst case scenarios. Once a keylogger is installed, nothing is sacred. Passwords, proprietary information, and banking credentials are just a few of the many things that are now known to hackers.
The fact is, there’s a right way and wrong way to deploy a firewall in a network. Positioning your firewall correctly could make all the difference if a malicious actor were to obtain access to a workstation in your environment.
Follow along in this week’s Whiteboard Wednesday video as our CEO, Justin Kallhoff, discusses the differences between a flat and segmented network.
Every Wednesday our engineers take on a new cybersecurity topic as part of our Whiteboard Wednesdays series. At Infogressive we spend a lot of time breaking into our clients’ networks as part of our Penetration Testing services. A major component of our methodology involves social engineering.