No enterprise is simply too small to avoid a cyber attack or information breach. Unfortunately, smaller organizations might not have the finances and in-house expertise to harden their systems and networks towards cyber threats.
Most companies are already implementing vulnerability scans in their enterprise, understanding the importance of doing so before reaching out to the public. The obvious advantage to using an open source tool of any kind is that it usually lacks any type of price tag…
Web applications are one of the most attacked platforms today . Due to their diversity and widespread use, new ways to break into the web applications are being invented almost daily. These break ins allow attackers to steal user’s personal data, credit card numbers, and conduct many other frauds related to data and applications hosted on the Internet servers and databases….
Phase 1—Reconnaissance Reconnaissance refers to the preparatory phase where an attacker gathers as much information as possible about the target prior to launching the attack. Also in this phase, the attacker draws on competitive intelligence to learn more about the target. This phase may also involve network scanning, either external or internal, without authorization….