#ProTips: Silence the noise with Andrew Morris
The Internet is a noisy place; those listening to it know that all too well. SOC teams keep busy with numerous threat protection products that generate countless security alerts, many uncontextualized, some downright pointless. And figuring out who’s behind those alerts is not easy.
Nmap Scripts (NSE): The Key To Enhance Your Network Scans
Nmap is, quite simply, the best port scanner around. We love it because it offers easy installation, simple usage syntax and great results, as we previously explored in our Nmap commands article. For those who aren’t familiar with it, Nmap isn’t just a common tool we all use for port scanning IP ranges from time to time—it offers much more than that. So if you really want to boost your Nmap scanning capabilities, keep reading. Today we’ll take a close look at the Nmap Scripting Engine, known as NSE.
Top 10 vulnerable websites for penetration testing and ethical hacking training
The infamous cybersecurity skills gap is rising, and more than ever, companies are in need of security professionals to protect their networks and systems. So whether you’re just starting out in cybersecurity or you’re established as an expert, you constantly need to work on practising and sharpening your hacking skills.
Banner Grabbing: Top Tools and Techniques Explained
We shared a few details about banner grabbing in our previous article about cybersecurity fingerprinting. Today, we’ll dig a little bit deeper, to define what it is, explore its different types, and examine some real-world examples showing how you can grab banners from different services on the Internet with both command-line tools and web-based interfaces.
How to Detect and Prevent a Security Breach
Every day, a vast number of famous websites and apps suffer network breaches in one way or another. And the incidents you hear about on the news are only a tiny portion of what’s really happening under the Internet’s surface, where thousands of websites are getting hacked by malicious automated and manual attacks as you read this.
#ProTips: Bug Bounty Hunting with Random Robbie
In addition to having a proven methodology, whenever you’re bug bounty hunting you always need to think critically, and find new ways to catch bugs first. And nobody is better at finding innovative ways of doing just that than Robbie Wiggins himself — also known as “Random Robbie.”
How to Detect CVEs Using Nmap Vulnerability Scan Scripts
Nmap is widely known for its famous port mapping capabilities — we love it, and even included it in our best port scanners article a few months ago. Still, it would be quite unfair to reduce Nmap to nothing more than a “network mapper” or “port scanner.”
Introducing ASR | The #1 Tool to Reduce your Attack Surface Area
From the very beginning, vulnerabilities, open ports and exposed critical applications have been the most easily detected components of your attack surface area, making them the most easily exploited by malicious actors.
List of All Cybersecurity Conferences to Attend in 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is significantly changing our daily routines and how we live our lives. Consequently, it has led to many events and, with that, industry conferences we were all so excited to attend, to be cancelled, postponed or rescheduled. This is why we have updated our list of the best cybersecurity conferences in 2020 to reflect whether the events will take place, have been postponed or moved online. Additionally, our spreadsheet has also been updated with details about whether, and when, the events will take place. You can download the updated list here. Conferences are an important part of any industry: they allow you to meet with your peers in a less formal environment, expand your professional network and stay on top of all the latest trends and concepts in your industry.
Best Honeypots for Detecting Network Threats
Usually on this blog we write about red-team tools for penetration testing, such as vulnerability scanning tools, port scanning utilities, top ethical hacking Linux distributions, and much more regarding the OSINT world. However, this time we’re switching to the defensive side: let’s talk about honeypots!