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The Importance of Penetration Testing: Everything You Need to Know
The trend of cyberattacks has grown a lot in the past few years, and with the increasing need for online systems, it may increase even more in coming years. So, every company must secure its systems against such attacks, and penetration testing is an effective option. Penetration testing (Pen-testing) tests your system by emulating cyber-attacks on the system, network and applications.
30 Sep, 2022 read more »
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Reasons you should use OTP as a Two Factor Authentication method
In a world where social media has made its way up the ladder, millions of data is shared daily. Although social media has its perks, its biggest disadvantage is that most of your data is visible online. With that data being present on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., hackers can easily gain access, misuse it, and even steal your identity.  You can avoid this by integrating a
22 Aug, 2022 read more »
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Top 10 OWASP Vulnerabilities in 2022
The modern-day web apps depend on a shorter delivery time with fewer cost expectations. Thus, API usage has been highly boosted in the past few years. While there are obvious cost, time, and effort-related benefits for the developers, there are some security concerns. OWASP API Security (Open Web Application Security Project) is an online non-profit and collaborative community that prov
26 Jul, 2022 read more »
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Two Factor Authentication (2FA) solutions in 2022
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is a security feature that requires two different factors to access your account. This includes something you know (a password), and something you have (your phone). 2FA is used to protect sensitive data like bank accounts, credit cards, social media accounts, etc.2-factor Authentication (2FA) 2FA is a security measure that requires two different factors t
19 Jun, 2022 read more »
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Zero Trust Security (ZTS) Service Providers
Zero Trust Security (ZTS) is a term that describes a security model where no single point of failure exists. This means that if any part of the system fails, the entire system can still function. ZTS has been used successfully in many industries including healthcare, banking, finance, government, and defense. In the context of information technology, ZTS refers to the ability to provide secure acc
28 May, 2022 read more »
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Top WordPress Security Vulnerabilities and Protection Recommendations
What is Wordpress and why you should secure itWordPress is a free website building tool that allows anyone to create their own web pages without any coding knowledge. WordPress has been downloaded over 70 million times and is used by millions of people around the world. However, this popularity comes at a cost. With no security measures in place, hackers can easily gain access to your Wo
19 May, 2022 read more »
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Top JavaScript Security Vulnerabilities
Cybercrime is getting their hands deeper and deeper day by day. Due to weak security ends, we face cybercrime problems. Yes, cybercriminals basically know about the vulnerabilities of your website or software, and they simply work on them to finally get a grip on your system. Once the cybercriminals are inside your system, they can do anything. They can get access to any of your persona
28 Apr, 2022 read more »
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What is continuous security monitoring?
Among the several forms of security monitoring systems, continuous security monitoring is the famous one for countless reasons. It is a kind of security monitoring system that provides an automatic security check to look after numerous security information and databases.  In general, continuous security monitoring offers many benefits like looking after any cyber hackers, infor
20 Apr, 2022 read more »
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Top PHP security vulnerabilities
PHP is a scripting language that is used for all-purpose. It is associated with web development, and most companies use it because of its advantages. However, you also need to know about PHP security and vulnerability to keep your application or webpage secure. It is a server-side scripting language that is also embedded in HTML. It has a lot of use, and you can also maintain your appl
28 Mar, 2022 read more »
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OTP, TOTP, HOTP: What is the Difference?
Whenever you sign up on some social platform, banking application, or even some game you get a message to enable 2FA. If you enable this, you will always get a one-time password on mobile via SMS or email. This is needed to make things secure by adding a layer of security. 2FA means Two Factor Authentication and one factor is the password you set while the other is a one-time password.
28 Feb, 2022 read more »
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What is Identity and Access Management (IAM)?
Every business has access to some tools and software that different employees need to get the job done. However, every employee will not need every tool and software. So, the person who needs something must be able to access it. However, if employees have to log in individually every time, they need to use software that will harshly affect their productivity. This is where Identity and
01 Feb, 2022 read more »
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Top cyber security threats in 2022
As more and more people now have opted for remote working, therefore, cybersecurity has become more important than ever before. Most importantly, 2021 has seen different types and an increasing number of cybersecurity threats along with challenges to ensure a remote workforce for organizations. Therefore, it has been more challenging for organizations to ensure data protection as well as
20 Jan, 2022 read more »
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Why checking for application open ports is good for security?
Open ports are ideal for allowing the services and other applications to run smoothly and perform their functions without interference. The main function of an open port is that they provide the basis for good communication. Without the use of ports, communication can be not much smooth and might be disrupted.  There can be unusual times when several ports can be left open wit
06 Jan, 2022 read more »
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Why is it important to monitor applications uptime and speed?
If you have developed an application or a website, it is very important to monitor it in all ways. Monitoring the speed and uptime is necessary, and it will provide you with all the information regarding the website.  It would help if you made sure that the website was convenient and easy to use. It will make people love your website. They will visit it frequently because of t
12 Dec, 2021 read more »
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Website Security Checklist for 2022
This is the era of the internet and technology and having a website has become so important for everyone. Every business from size to large ones is looking to have their websites because a website comes along with several benefits for a business. While there could be several business benefits with the help of a website, the issues can be even larger.   While starting with yo
05 Dec, 2021 read more »
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Biometric trends to keep an eye on in 2022
Cyber-attacks and data breaches have become common. One data breach or cyber-attack can risk the information of millions of people. In May 2021, the total number of data breaches and cyber-attacks has locked at 116-million records. About 52% of data breaches have been accounted for by weak passwords and human errors. So, it is clear now that traditional user authentication methods ha
26 Nov, 2021 read more »
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Good bots versus Bad bots. How to protect against bad bots?
Bots are actually programs meant to automate repetitive and various other tasks, both harmful and useful. That’s the reason why these are described as good bots and bad bots. According to various research studies, more than 50% of traffic on the internet is made of bots. However, the malicious or bad bots must be mitigated quickly, otherwise, these can harm you. However, when it co
16 Nov, 2021 read more »
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EU Commission taking action to enhance cybersecurity of wireless products
As wireless devices have become an essential part of consumers’ lives. Therefore, the commission has now adopted an amendment to toughen the requirements of cybersecurity for wireless devices. The European Commission has recently ordered an update to the Directive of Radio Equipment to introduce new security guidelines for the wireless and radio being sold in the EU market. These gui
03 Nov, 2021 read more »
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Two Factor Authentication in Banking and Financial solutions
Banking is one of the most secure forms of keeping your money safe for as much time as you want. Two-factor authentication has made banking more convenient and safer. It is one of the best financial solutions to all the problems being faced in the name of security. Two-factor authentication can provide you with many benefits when it comes to banking and financial benefits. Now you do n
20 Oct, 2021 read more »
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What are security headers and why they are essential for your site protection?
Whenever we visit any of the websites on to the browser, the particular browser sends some request headers and in return, the server replies with security response headers. The security headers are used by the clients and the server to share information. This procedure is an essential part of the security protocol.  Browsers have different behavior of the web page that is acco
19 Oct, 2021 read more »
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The most common and used Domain Name System records, DNS record types
DNS stands for Domain Name System. Domain name system is similar to the name of websites and finds out the IP addresses of the websites. Domain name system is an altogether system that is an interconnected information system. Domain Name System is also known as the decentralized naming system. It means a single entity is not the only authority. Domain name systems help in the naming syst
06 Oct, 2021 read more »
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How PSD2 is allowing biometrics to be used as a Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) step
The GDRP (General Data Protection Regulation), PSD2 (Second Payment Services Directive), and new regulations of the European Union require secure data handling and transactions along with a good customer experience. More particularly, PSD2 needs SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) processes in place. It has dictated two-factor authentication for ensuring safe payment approvals are in pla
28 Sep, 2021 read more »
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Multi Factor Authentication - What you should know
Facts about multi-factor authentication you need to know Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) is one of the electronic authentication methods. In this method, the user will be granted access to a specified website or application after proving that somehow he is connected to the website he has possession of it. In multi-factor authentication, the user has to provide at least two pieces of e
19 Sep, 2021 read more »
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