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Penetration Testing: Mix it up or stick with it?

Published: 02 November 2022    Last Updated: 03 November 2022

After publishing yesterday’s article about how frequently you should get a penetration test, I inadvertently started a discussion on Twitter about another aspect of penetration testing delivery: Should you change providers, or you should stick with who you know?

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Small Business E-commerce: How do I prevent my site getting hacked?

Published: 02 November 2022    Last Updated: 04 November 2022

With modern platforms such as WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, and Shopify, it’s now easier than ever to create an online store. However, many online retailers are not cybersecurity experts and might not be sure where to get started with securing their site.

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Selecting a PenTest Provider – Making a Good Decision

Published: 28 October 2022    Last Updated: 03 November 2022

Choosing a PenTesting provider can be difficult, how do you know if they’re good at what they do and they’ll make working together easy? Perhaps you have a provider already, but they’ve not lived up to your expectations.

Since choosing a testing provider is a critical part of your cybersecurity strategy, we’ve added a few things to consider here. We’re also available for advice and help if you’ve got questions about testing in general or how to get started with your strategy.

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How Can I Turn PenTesting from a Cost into a Competitive Advantage?

Published: 27 October 2022    Last Updated: 03 November 2022

Turn Penetration Testing from a cost to a competitive advantage using customer retention, legal compliance and modern business practices in your favour.

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Penetration Testing: how do you get the most from your budget?

Published: 27 October 2022    Last Updated: 03 November 2022

Tips and tricks to make the most of your penetration testing budget. We suggest practical ways to obtain the best value for your spend.

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What is Penetration Testing?

Published: 22 August 2021    Last Updated: 03 July 2023

Penetration Testing, often abbreviated to PenTesting, is a method of testing the security of a system through attempting to discover and actively exploit vulnerabilities within the system. It is amongst the most effective methods of determining the actual risk posed by a system. This is due to the fact that the risk of present vulnerabilities is not estimated but they are exploited to determine how much leverage they would offer an attacker.

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Becoming a Penetration Tester

Published: 19 October 2020    Last Updated: 03 July 2023

Breaking into Penetration Testing can be a daunting career move; so in this article we talked about ways you can make your first move towards a career in this industry. To be clear, this isn't a definitive guide to the industry - it's just our opinion on what has worked for our team and what we like to look for when hiring. So, when interviewing for a position as a junior penetration tester - what makes you stand out from the crowd?

Whilst it's certainly useful to know how to use common security testing tools, it's better if you can understand what's going on under the hood. It's also just as important to know how to remediate the issues found. For example, knowing which flags to use when executing Responder is good; but it's better if you can talk about the underlying protocols such as Link Local Multicast Name Resolution and why it can lead to significant vulnerabilities.

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