Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests.
A penetration test is only as good as the company conducting it. Here is everything you need to know to find the right penetration testing company.
Identity authentication is especially important for high-value transactions, so it is important to get it right.
Identity and access management (IAM) for third-party organizations is a tough security challenge. Gartner's Felix Gaehtgens offers tips that will help.
Here is solid advice for evaluating a next-generation firewall (NGFW), from features to consider to questions to ask.
Cloud access security brokers are a relative newcomer to the enterprise, but cloud security concerns will drive rapid adoption of CASBs.
Have you hardened your Windows file servers yet? Follow these steps to make sure your sensitive files are adequately protected against unauthorized access.
As with any nascent technology, container security is a concern. Three initiatives can help organizations boost container security.
Though some early open source vulnerability assessment tools went the proprietary route, you do still have open source options.
While proprietary vendors dominate the intrusion prevention and detection market, open source software plays a key role.
It's now even easier to use the open source Wireshark tool to analyze network traffic at the packet level, thanks to a recent upgrade.
The open source network security tool's latest version offers significant improvements.
Apple and enterprise IT teams discourage jailbreaking Apple devices – and with good reason. But is jailbreaking always a bad thing?
Two serious bugs later, almost no one thinks it is a good idea to use TrueCrypt. But what are your options?
PINs, patterns and fingerprints are all options for unlocking mobile devices. But which option is most secure?
APIs offer a new and powerful attack vector for hackers. Fortunately, API management products can help organizations boost their API security.
Think cyber war is bad now? It is only going to get worse – much worse -- says security expert Bruce Schneier.
It's tough to target the few hundred super hackers that experts believe are behind the majority of cyber attacks.
Static analysis can be even more effective in improving software security if it is used to create quality metrics.
What are your options, if any, for mitigating security risks of continuing to run Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft ends extended support in July?
Sharing intelligence on security threats is an old idea getting new cred, thanks to Facebook's new Threat Exchange. But how well do such exchanges work?
While organizations' use of Hadoop has become more sophisticated, associated security practices have not kept pace.
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