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8 Recommendations for Web Application Security

Mar 27, 2020 / by SEWORKS team

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Software development is a complex process that typically requires a lot of time and effort. The pressure on developers to churn out new features and meet deadlines is immense, which means coders often do not have the time and flexibility to follow secure development best practices as they would prefer. 

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How Penetration Testing Helps Securing Businesses

Mar 10, 2020 / by SEWORKS team posted in Penetration Testing, Pentoma

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There are many aspects to consider when it comes to cybersecurity. From using a secure host to adding firewalls and plugging different types of security measures, businesses are often overwhelmed. However, adding proper security measures helps them prevent potential attacks and minimize risks. To help organizations, NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) provides the cybersecurity framework, which consists of 5 steps, Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover. In this post, we emphasize the importance of Identify and how penetration testing helps securing businesses.
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4 Things to Know About Penetration Testing & AI

Mar 6, 2020 / by SEWORKS team posted in Penetration Testing

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There are as many reasons for businesses to routinely conduct penetration testing on IT infrastructure as there are new malware and cybersecurity threats that, unfortunately, seem to pop up every day.

Reading news accounts of damages brought about by the WannaCry and NotPetya malware attacks is an impetus for many organizations. For others, penetration testing is a business imperative. Does your business have compliance requirements under HIPPA rules or the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)? The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, took effect in May of this year, and British Airways is already one of the first high-profile companies to suffer a data breach. It may only be that your corporate network is running slow at times or there have been unexpected reboot events.

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