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Top 10 Tools for Reconnaissance

Overview Reports show that more than 4.5 billion records were compromised in 2019. The figures were likely to increase in 2020. Hackers are using modern cyber tools to commit cybercrimes. There are some steps hackers take to hack a target, in which recon plays a key role.  It also plays a key role in penetration… Read More »Top 10 Tools for Reconnaissance

Breach Trends and Insights-Report September 2020

This report summarises the top breaches between mid-August till 15th September 2020. The report will help you to keep track of the latest hacks and add insights to safeguard your organization by looking at the trends.  The Most Common Breach Trends Identified Were : Hacking – Twitter Operational Errors – Social Media Breach (Misconfigured DBs)… Read More »Breach Trends and Insights-Report September 2020

CISO Checklist – 13 Key Steps For Cyber Breach Response

Data suggests that the global average cost of a data breach is $3.9 million and moving in an upward trend and 77% of security and IT professionals indicated they do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan applied consistently across the enterprise (as per Cost of a Data Breach Report 2020 by IBM). We have listed… Read More »CISO Checklist – 13 Key Steps For Cyber Breach Response

Security Breach Report June 2020

Monthly Breach Report June 2020

This report summarizes the top breaches between mid May to June 2020 accounting for the major breaches the world has seen. This helps you in keeping track of the latest hacks and safeguarding your organization by looking at the trends. We share insights to the breach 1.“Bank Of America (BofA) Data Breach” Bank Of America… Read More »Monthly Breach Report June 2020

Maze Ransomware Hits Cognizant

Maze Ransomware Hits Fortune 500 Company Cognizant: What Can We Learn?

It’s not new news but it’s shocking how large enterprises are becoming victims, these are challenging times. Cognizant (A large fortune 500 company) was seen to notify customers of a compromise and more details. This particular ransomware is particularly dangerous as it steals data before encrypting it and next threatens to release it if the… Read More »Maze Ransomware Hits Fortune 500 Company Cognizant: What Can We Learn?

CISO Guide to dealing with stress during COVID19

CISO Guide To Dealing With Stress During Covid 19 Practical Strategies & Tactics

Social distancing, remote working, unstable times, unpredictable futures – we are all battling with one or all these issues in this COVID-19 ridden days.  As security professionals we understand the importance of building a resilient security program which can not only protect but also detect, respond and recover from a security incident. But what about… Read More »CISO Guide To Dealing With Stress During Covid 19 Practical Strategies & Tactics

Top 12 Talks On ‘Red Teaming & Purple Teaming’ from Security Conferences

We’ve often heard security forums end up with the fiery debate on ‘Red Team’ Vs ‘Purple Team’. So, here we’ve put together some top talks from global security conferences that could help you get a hang on the debatable topic 1. Red Team vs. Blue Team on AWS 2. Red Team View: Gaps in the… Read More »Top 12 Talks On ‘Red Teaming & Purple Teaming’ from Security Conferences

2019 Biggest Breaches: 2019 The “Worst Year On Record” For Breaches

According to research from Risk Based Security, the total number of breaches was up 33% over last year. That’s a whopping 5,183 data breaches for a total of 7.9 billion exposed records and in November, the research firm called 2019 the “worst year on record” for breaches… Not having real time view of your dynamic attack surface and… Read More »2019 Biggest Breaches: 2019 The “Worst Year On Record” For Breaches