Cyber Security

What is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)?

What is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)?

What is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)? Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a vulnerability in web applications that allows a third party to execute scripts in a user’s browser on behalf of the web application. Cross-site scripting is one of the most prevalent vulnerabilities on the web today. Exploiting XSS against users can lead to various consequences, such as account …

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API Security | Applications

Complete Guide on API Security for Mobile Apps | Creative Ground Tech     What is API security? The world has transitioned to an era of interconnectivity with the Internet of Things (IoT) taking over all phases of everyday human life. And, API is the most common thread that connects all devices and microservices. With …

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Cloud Security Compliance

Six Steps to Automate Cloud Security Compliance

Cloud security compliance Once a company is in the cloud, it should be concerned with how the cloud provider will help the company remain in compliance with the laws, such as Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or HIPAA in the U.S. This discussion should start from the very beginning rather than after the cloud …

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Zero Trust

Zero Trust Cyber Security Approach

We adopt a “Zero Trust Architecture” (ZTA) cybersecurity paradigm. Why? Inadequate access controls can lead to data exfiltration, unauthorized access, lateral movement and/or the introduction of malware into an environment. Consequences of that include damage to brand/reputation, fines, erosion of customer confidence, delays in service delivery due to unplanned downtime, lengthened approval processes and impacts …

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Maturity Models of Enterprise Information Security

For today’s enterprises that are highly dependent on information competitiveness, the importance of information security has no need to be overstated, which is reflected in the increasing information security budget of enterprises every year and the continuous improvement of information security priorities. However, with the continuous acceleration of technological innovation in the information security market, …

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IT Risk Assessment

Threat, Vulnerability & Risk – Cyber Security Concepts

The most commonly mixed up security terms; Threat, vulnerability, and risk. While it might be unreasonable to expect those outside the security industry to understand the differences, more often than not, many in the business use these terms incorrectly or interchangeably. Maybe some definitions (from Strategic Security Management) might help. Asset – People, property, and …

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What is Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF)

SSRF (Server-Side Request Forgery) is a security loophole constructed by an attacker to form a request initiated by the server. In general, the target of an SSRF attack is an internal system that cannot be accessed from the external network . (Because it is initiated by the server, it can request the internal system connected to it but isolated from the …

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C2: Command and Control Explained

A successful cyberattack is about more than just getting your foot into the door of an unsuspecting target. To be of any real benefit, the attacker needs to maintain persistence access within the target environment, communicate with infected or compromised devices inside the network, and potentially exfiltrate sensitive data. The key to accomplishing all these …

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Open XDR

Open XDR. What is it?

Open XDR is a unified, AI-powered approach to detection and response, that collects and correlates all existing security tools, to protect the entire enterprise attack surface effectively and efficiently. Open XDR is more like ‘Everything Detection and Response’, more than eXtended Detection and Response, because it must defend against all threats across the entire attack surface. The …

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