How Essential is an Incident Response Plan?

Tony MasonCyber Security, Penetration Testing

What is an Incident Response Plan?  An incident response plan is a comprehensive and structured approach to addressing and managing security incidents within an organisation. Particularly, it outlines the steps, roles, responsibilities, and procedures to follow in the event of a security breach or any other adverse event that may impact the organisation’s systems or data. What’s the Purpose of … Read More

Benefits of Penetration Testing as a ServiceĀ 

Tony MasonPenetration Testing

What is Penetration Testing as a Service? Penetration Testing as a Service (PTaaS) advocates a continuous cycle of testing and remediation. It suggests that your security posture is always changing.  So in order to combat this moving target, there must be an on-going program of testing, remediation and management. The Penetration Testing Methodology understands that there is a need to … Read More

What is Penetration Testing?

Tony MasonPenetration Testing

Penetration testing, also known as ethical hacking, is a method of evaluating a computer system, network, or web application to identify potential vulnerabilities that could be exploited by cyber attackers. This process involves simulating real-world cyber attacks to uncover potential weaknesses in a system’s security defenses. Penetration testing aims to assess the security posture of an organisation’s IT infrastructure and … Read More

Vulnerability Scanning

Tony MasonAPI Security, Data Protection, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Management & SIEM, Vulnerability Scanning

Why scanning more often could deliver surprising benefits you may not have considered. Can I just scan once per year, like with a penetration test? Penetration tests are uniquely effective in uncovering highly complex vulnerabilities in web applications: those which may require detailed human awareness and context in order to detect. However, whilst irreplaceable, penetration tests can also be relatively … Read More