When cheaper is not better: a quick guide to penetration tests

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An IT administrator recently vented his frustration about having to conduct a penetration test.

He wanted an in-depth assessment of his system to make sure his network was operating with a low risk profile, all while still making all the required services available to his users.  

His firm has cloud services, several sensitive databases, internal and external networks, not to mention multiple operating systems (the designers “demanded” Apple products).

The idea was ...

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Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Bug Could Impact Millions of Users

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It’s A Good Time To Change Browsers

Just when you thought things were starting to cool down a little after the Heartbleed Bug, Microsoft issued a security advisory on Saturday warning users of a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser that could allow malicious “remote code execution.”

The vulnerability affects all versions of the browser and, as of this writing, there ...

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Heartbleed Bug – Open SSL Vulnerability Solution

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heartbleed solutionThe TBG Security team has been investigating a critical vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library.  This vulnerability, which is known as the “Heartbleed Bug,” allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software.  This issue should be considered extremely critical due to its impact, long exposure, ease of exploitation, the absence of application ...

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