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6 12, 2017

OWASP Top 10 2017 Released

By |2017-12-06T12:40:48+02:00desember 6th, 2017|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for OWASP Top 10 2017 Released

The OWASP Top 10 is a powerful awareness document for web application security. It represents a broad consensus about the most critical security risks to web applications.A primary aim of the OWASP Top 10 is to educate developers, designers, architects, managers, and organizations about the consequences of the most common and most important web [...]

5 10, 2017

Best Practices – TLS / Transport Layer Protection

By |2019-02-20T16:05:43+02:00oktober 5th, 2017|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for Best Practices – TLS / Transport Layer Protection

This blog post is based on OWASP Transport Layer Protection Cheat Sheet, and it will provide simple rules to follow when implementing transport layer protection for an application.Although the concept of TLS is known to many, the actual details and security specific decisions of implementation are often poorly understood and frequently result in insecure [...]

24 08, 2017

10 Critical Security Areas That Software Developers Must Be Aware Of

By |2017-08-24T13:46:05+02:00august 24th, 2017|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for 10 Critical Security Areas That Software Developers Must Be Aware Of

As software developers author the code that makes up a web application, they need to embrace and practice a wide variety of secure coding techniques.All tiers of a web application, the user interface, the business logic, the controller, the database code and more – all need to be developed with security in mind. [...]

20 03, 2017

4 Reasons Why Your Company Should Conduct Network Security Testing

By |2017-03-20T18:28:17+02:00mars 20th, 2017|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for 4 Reasons Why Your Company Should Conduct Network Security Testing

Cyber attacks are a risk for all businesses, regardless of size. Security testing will reveal if your company's security measures can withstand external threats, and whether they are adequate and functioning correctly.Effective network security testing simulates an attack from a malicious source, mapping the possibility of an attack and what consequences it can have [...]

20 01, 2017

Why Should Software Suppliers Conduct Security Testing?

By |2017-01-31T15:12:16+02:00januar 20th, 2017|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for Why Should Software Suppliers Conduct Security Testing?

Most software suppliers are highly skilled at what they do. Their developers are experts at building systems, and making things work. Hackers do however have a completely different mindset. Their focus are on how to break things, and on how to exploit functionality in systems. Because of this, software suppliers can benefit from conducting [...]

12 01, 2017

How Much Does a Network Security Test Cost?

By |2017-01-31T15:13:16+02:00januar 12th, 2017|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for How Much Does a Network Security Test Cost?

Cyber attacks are a risk for all businesses, regardless of size. A security test can reveal if your security measures can withstand external threats, and whether they are adequate and functioning correctly. Effective network security testing simulates an attack from a malicious source. Mapping the possibility of an attack and what consequences it can [...]

10 10, 2016

How Exploit Kits are Attacking You while Surfing Legit Websites

By |2017-01-31T15:32:54+02:00oktober 10th, 2016|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for How Exploit Kits are Attacking You while Surfing Legit Websites

Exploit kits can download malicious code and malware on your computer automatically while you are surfing the Internet. In this blog post we will have a closer look at this devious form of attack. What are exploit kits?Exploit kits are tools that cyber criminals use to scan your system for vulnerabilities, exploit the [...]

22 09, 2016

Network Security Monitoring – What is it all about?

By |2017-01-31T15:34:47+02:00september 22nd, 2016|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for Network Security Monitoring – What is it all about?

Network security monitoring (NSM) involves collecting and analyzing data, which in turn give companies the opportunity to detect and respond to intruders in their network. In this way, companies can take action before intruders manage to accomplish their missions, and prevent further damage to the company. Network security monitoring is however not a [...]

14 09, 2016

Apps Digging into Your Privacy

By |2017-01-31T15:37:22+02:00september 14th, 2016|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for Apps Digging into Your Privacy

Most people have several different apps on their phones, but what do you really say yes to when downloading an app? A lot of apps extract far more information than necessary, track users without good reason, and require disproportionate rights to user content. Why should for example an e-book app have access to [...]

3 08, 2016

Frequent Password Changes Weaken Security

By |2017-01-31T19:25:30+02:00august 3rd, 2016|Categories: guides|Kommentarer er skrudd av for Frequent Password Changes Weaken Security

Did you know that frequent password changes actually weaken security? When companies force their employees to change passwords several times a year, it is likely to cause them stress and cognitive overload. To lighten the burden, employees tend to create passwords that follow predictable patterns, change a letter to a similar-looking symbol, add or [...]

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