In the rapidly evolving landscape of today’s digital world, cybersecurity has become an indispensable aspect of every organization’s strategy. One crucial tool in the cybersecurity arsenal is penetration testing, a proactive approach that plays a pivotal role in identifying vulnerabilities and fortifying your digital defenses. In this brief read, we will explore why penetration testing… Read More »The Power of Penetration Testing: Banking on Solid Results
President Biden officially signed the bill to ban TikTok across all government devices. However, this ban will not impact general users; it only affects those using the app via government-issued devices. With more than 100 million monthly active users in the U.S. alone, TikTok is at the forefront of internet culture. Lawmakers have long taken… Read More »US Bans TikTok on all Government-Issued Devices
Originally announced in 2020, Microsoft will cut off Windows 7 and 8.1 from security updates and technical support on January 10th, marking the launch of Microsoft Edge 109 — the last version to support Windows 7 and 8.1. Google has also announced that Chrome will end support for Windows 7 and 8.1 on February 7th.… Read More »Microsoft To End Windows 7 and 8.1 Support Next Week
2022 was a tumultuous year for cybersecurity. This year proved yet again, that no industry is safe from cybercriminals. While the education and healthcare sectors were hit the hardest, every major industry experienced its fair share of breaches and attacks. As organizations scrambled to protect their systems from cyberattacks, new trends emerged that made it… Read More »2022 Cybersecurity: A Year in Review
Penetration testing enables you to simulate a cyber-attack against your system and detect exploitable vulnerabilities. Also termed ethical hacking, penetration testing works in a fashion similar to real-world hacking. It involves a few critical steps that rigorously check the system and detect loopholes that the company can exploit to determine the strength of its cybersecurity.… Read More »Pen Test Stages: Security Penetration Testing Steps Cyber Security Companies Take
A zero-day attack, also termed a zero-day exploit is one of the most dreaded cyberattacks across the business world. It is unique because it targets vulnerabilities unknown to the antivirus provider or the software vendor. The attackers identify the vulnerability much before the providers do, create an exploit, and then use it for the attack.… Read More »Zero-Day Attack: Vulnerability Detection and Prevention that Cybersecurity Companies Offer
In addition to benefits and enhanced capabilities, evolving technologies bring a range of critical concerns to the business owner’s table – a lot of which are associated with cybersecurity. The way cybersecurity attacks have evolved over the years; it is abundantly evident that cyber-attackers monitor emerging technologies continuously and keep a close watch on the… Read More »Benefits of Performing a Network Vulnerability Assessment by Cyber Security Experts
How Security Service Providers Help You Detect and Prevent Malware Attacks? Malware attacks are threatening and carry a massive risk if they succeed in manipulating the user or penetrating a system. However, the key is not to fret but stay mindful about them and know how to prevent malware attacks. One of our previous blogs… Read More »How CyberSecurity Service Providers Help You Detect and Prevent Malware Attacks?
Vulnerability Assessment vs. Penetration Testing – What Difference They Make to Your Organization Security?
Often used interchangeably, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, however, are two different terms. Although aimed at enhancing cybersecurity, both of them function uniquely, have distinct objectives, and play varying roles in the context of a company’s cybersecurity. Accordingly, to enable a better understanding of vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, Alliant Cybersecurity highlights a few differences… Read More »Vulnerability Assessment vs. Penetration Testing – What Difference They Make to Your Organization Security?
Phishing attacks have always been popular among cyber-attackers that remain in pursuit of confidential data and access to critical systems of the targeted organization. A casual approach toward these attacks and the absence of preventive measures can prove disastrous for an organization. Additionally, the fact that phishing attacks keep evolving, and lately, have become more… Read More »Outsourcing Cybersecurity: The Best Way to Secure from All Types of Phishing Attacks