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DAST vs SAST: A Case for Dynamic Application Security Testing
sponsored by Acunetix
RESOURCE: When it comes to performing a security test for business applications, most security teams have a preference: DAST or SAST. However, both play a key role in effective security testing strategies. Read this article to learn more about the strengths of implementing the DAST method, and how to address its weaknesses.
Posted: 28 May 2020 | Published: 06 Mar 2020

Acunetix

Penetration Testing vs. Vulnerability Scanning
sponsored by Acunetix
RESOURCE: Businesses often perceive vulnerability scanning as an alternative to penetration testing. But the truth is, these security assessments are very different. Tap into this blog to understand the differences between vulnerability scanning and penetration testing and how often they should be performed.
Posted: 28 May 2020 | Published: 28 May 2020

Acunetix

COVID-19: Keeping Your Vulnerability Management Program on Track
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: As organizations shift towards remote working models to promote social distancing, vulnerability management programs are likely experiencing disruption. While there are significant challenges with remote work, the current situation doesn’t come without benefits for vulnerability management programs. Read this blog post to find out what they are.
Posted: 28 May 2020 | Published: 26 Mar 2020

Vulcan

Essential Elements of a Penetration Test
sponsored by Synack
WHITE PAPER: A recent study from the White House indicated that cyberattacks cost the economy between $57 and $019 billion. In order to avoid the financial, legal and reputational damage of an attack, organizations are looking to penetration tests. In this white paper, discover why penetration tests are so critical and the emergence of crowdsource testing.
Posted: 27 May 2020 | Published: 27 May 2020

Synack

All Good Remediation Strategies Begin with Collaboration
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: As cyberattacks grow more frequent as a result of environments becoming more complex, it’s more important than ever for disparate security efforts to be unified under a cohesive strategy. This blog post highlights the benefits of a collaborative remediation approach and offers best practices for cultivating a collaborative remediation culture.
Posted: 27 May 2020 | Published: 06 Apr 2020

Vulcan

Hack the Pentagon Case Study
sponsored by Synack
CASE STUDY: The goal of the Department of Defense’s recent “Hack the Pentagon” program was to mimic realistic cyber threats and assess their critical systems responded to attack from nation states. Read on to unlock the results of this case study and discover why crowdsourced security testing is the new standard for the government.
Posted: 26 May 2020 | Published: 31 Oct 2018

Synack

How to Improve Your Enterprise VPN Security
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: The use of VPNs as a means to secure remote workers is nothing new. However, as social distancing and working from home become the new norm, organizations grow increasingly reliant on VPNs to maintain productivity and security. Read this article to discover 3 known VPN vulnerabilities and the steps you can take to remediate them.
Posted: 26 May 2020 | Published: 08 Apr 2020

Vulcan

The Synack Value
sponsored by Synack
DATA SHEET: As business environments become more complex, traditional penetration testing becomes unable to protect against today’s threats. To address this issue, Synack developed a ‘smart’ penetration testing platform, which combines crowdsourced human talent with AI. Download this data sheet to learn more and see how it compares to traditional pen testing.
Posted: 22 May 2020 | Published: 22 May 2020

Synack

Runtime Memory Analysis: A Better Way Forward for Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Rezilion
WHITE PAPER: According to the IDC, large-to-very large enterprises spend 7-10% of their security budget on vulnerability management. However, firms with strong security are equally breached by known vulnerabilities as those with poor security posture. So, what is the best way to approach vulnerability prioritization? Download this white paper to find out.
Posted: 22 May 2020 | Published: 22 May 2020

Rezilion

The Problem with CVSS Scores & What It Means for Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: While CVSS scores are a helpful way to demonstrate and share information about the severity of a vulnerability, it’s not viable as a standalone prioritization tool. In this article, observe an overview of the shortcomings of CVSS scoring as a risk management tool and best practices for using it appropriately.
Posted: 21 May 2020 | Published: 02 May 2019

Vulcan

Your Guide to Mastering Vulnerability Remediation
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: In order to preemptively contain threats, today’s organizations must have policies, processes and tools in place in order to adequately detect and assess vulnerabilities. This article highlights 8 best practices your organization can take to overcome the common barriers to implementing effective vulnerability remediation. Read on to get started.
Posted: 21 May 2020 | Published: 06 May 2020

Vulcan

Rain Financial Case Study
sponsored by Synack
CASE STUDY: In this case study, follow Rain Financial, a digital currency exchange partner in the Middle East, as they embark on a journey to identify, remediate and proactively protect against vulnerabilities that threaten the security of their customers’ data.
Posted: 21 May 2020 | Published: 21 May 2020

Synack

Vulnerability Remediation in Three Steps
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: As organizational environments become increasingly complex and security tools more disparate, the teams responsible for vulnerability remediation find themselves dealing with an overwhelming workload. In this article, discover 3 easy steps organizations can take to lower vulnerability risk and improving security posture.
Posted: 20 May 2020 | Published: 28 Nov 2019

Vulcan

Vulnerability Management 2020 Navigating to New Heights
sponsored by Vulcan
WHITE PAPER: Much like the cyberthreat landscape, vulnerability management approaches are constantly evolving to protect organizations against a never-ending onslaught of risks. This white paper exposes the limitations of traditional vulnerability management, and explores where vulnerability management needs to go to meet today’s security needs.
Posted: 20 May 2020 | Published: 31 Dec 2019

Vulcan

Your Vulnerability Management Process Isn't Working
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: When it comes to vulnerability discover and remediation, it’s easy to get caught up in the details. Every now and then it’s important for CISOs to take a step back and make sure you’re not missing the security forest for the vulnerability trees. This article focuses on three common, but costly, mistakes that IT and security leaders should avoid.
Posted: 19 May 2020 | Published: 21 Mar 2019

Vulcan

Vulnerability Metrics - Which Matter and Which Don't
sponsored by Vulcan
RESOURCE: Metrics enable organizations to share information about cybersecurity risks and demonstrate vulnerabilities – but only if they’re the right metrics. So, how can you delineate between metrics of significance and those that can be ignored? Read on to find out.
Posted: 19 May 2020 | Published: 01 Nov 2018

Vulcan

Remediation Campaigns: The Strategy Behind Effective Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Vulcan
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the 3 campaign strategies that can help organizations improve the efficiency of their vulnerability remediation programs.
Posted: 18 May 2020 | Published: 18 May 2020

Vulcan

The Business Case for Vulnerability Remediation Automation
sponsored by Vulcan
WHITE PAPER: Find out how your organization can reduce spending by investing in more efficient vulnerability remediation processes.
Posted: 18 May 2020 | Published: 18 May 2020

Vulcan

Automating Your Vulnerability Remediation Process
sponsored by Vulcan
WHITE PAPER: The vulnerability management lifecycle is a time-consuming set of tasks, making it a perfect candidate for integrating automation into the process. But how should organizations go about this? This white paper provides a set of examples and uses cases for what to do. Read on to get started.
Posted: 15 May 2020 | Published: 30 Jun 2019

Vulcan

Justify Your Vulnerability Management Program
sponsored by Vulcan
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Vulcan compiled the results from several vulnerability management studies, conducted by organizations like Gartner, Ponemon, Verizon and more, to provide readers with a comprehensive set of key statistics and figures. Read on to unlock the findings.
Posted: 15 May 2020 | Published: 15 May 2020

Vulcan

The Top 5 Mistakes That Everyone in Vulnerability Remediation is Making
sponsored by Vulcan
WHITE PAPER: Cyberattackers are growing cleverer with each passing year, exposing new vulnerabilities and exploiting old ones to cause costly and disruptive breaches. Its time for organizations to fight back. In this white paper take a closer look at the top five most common mistakes in vulnerability management and how to avoid them.
Posted: 14 May 2020 | Published: 14 May 2020

Vulcan

Crowdsourced Security Testing Overview
sponsored by Synack
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Crowdsourced penetration testing has shown to provide organizations with in-depth, actionable insights. However, scaling that crowd requires machine intelligence. In this solution brief, take a closer look at Synack’s Crowdsourced Security Testing, designed to combine artificial and human intelligence into one penetration testing platform.
Posted: 12 May 2020 | Published: 12 May 2020

Synack

IT Security Challenges for State and Local Government IT Departments
sponsored by Dell Technologies
RESOURCE: Today's overall increasing security risks have threatened the state and local government IT departments. This has impacted their functionality. In this infographic, learn about the many different security challenges government IT departments face.
Posted: 12 May 2020 | Published: 12 May 2020

Dell Technologies

State and Local Governments Chart Their Path Toward Improved Digital Security
sponsored by Dell Technologies
RESOURCE: State and local governments are under attack from cyberespionage and malware, and they are exposed to a broad variety of security risks. New approaches are needed to make government IT less vulnerable. In this infographic, learn 7 best practices for cybersecurity in state and local governments.
Posted: 12 May 2020 | Published: 12 May 2020

Dell Technologies

Best Practices for Securing Critical Infrastructure for State & Local Governments
sponsored by VMware International Unlimited Company
WHITE PAPER: For state and local governments, managing cyberthreats and ensuring election security is made even more difficult by the lack of resources available. This white paper underlines the importance of government cybersecurity and highlights 10 best practices agencies can implement to better protect themselves and those they govern.
Posted: 07 May 2020 | Published: 31 Jan 2020

VMware International Unlimited Company
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