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Compliance

Data Privacy in the Age of Regulations

This past year was a big year for data breaches, new privacy laws and cracking down on existing regulations. British Airways faces a £183m fine after hackers stole credit card details from nearly 400,000 customers. Many other big names were hit too. Facebook. Equifax. Twitter. Marriott. Google. They’ve all been hacked.  The reason? Sometimes it was due to […]

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Networks

beSECURE: Network Scanning for Complicated, Growing or Distributed Networks

Upgrade Your Network Scanner! Free scanners are great – up to a point. That point is when your network reaches a critical size, your assets have acquired a critical value or your company, industry (or Uncle Sam) has set new compliance requirements that those freebee tools just can’t handle. beSECURE, the Automated Vulnerability Detection System, […]

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Vulnerabilities

Port Scanning Tools VS Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Port scanning tools – just the first step to network security Your port scanning tools are nice, but… When your network reaches a critical size, your assets have acquired a critical value or when new compliance standards hit, your port scanning tools may have reached their limit. It’s the job of vulnerability assessment and management […]

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Compliance

The Solution to IP Scanning Headaches

IP scanning for growing or distributed networks Your IP Scanner more problem than help? When your network reaches a critical size, your assets have acquired a critical value or you have new compliance requirements – your freebee IP scanner just can’t handle it. beSECURE, the automated vulnerability detection system, can. It your best step up […]

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News

beSECURE: Designed for MSPs to Scan Hundreds of Businesses

Security services for the Managed Service Provider Get started with our hosted service and pay as you go just for the scans you initiate on external IPs and web sites. Later, add a network IP scanning service and install Local Scanning Servers into networks to do internal network scanning. Whether in a security operating center (SOC), an ASP […]

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Networks

Network Security and the Fourth Pillar

The three crumbling pillars of network security Why is network security getting harder? Access control, firewall and Intrusion Prevention Systems are failing to keep attackers from reaching vulnerable systems and network administrators have added as many layers beyond those as possible to no avail. This is a problem because successful attacks are often done with […]

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Networks - August 18, 2018

In Vulnerability Assessment, Accuracy Is Vital

Testing for behavior vs version The primary requirement for a Vulnerability Assessment solution is accurate testing. Ease of use and clear reports are important, but if accuracy isn’t there then little else matters. Poor accuracy in Vulnerability Assessment produces two kinds of testing error. Overlooking a vulnerability (a false negative) leaves a security flaw you […]

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Networks - August 17, 2018

Closing The Door on Network Attacks

Network security scanning Your network is 100 times more likely to be attacked with a known exploit than an unknown one. And the reason behind this is simple: There are so many known exploits and the complexity of networks is so great that the chances are good that one of these known vulnerabilities are present […]

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Applications - August 17, 2018

Why Patching Everything Fails

Hundreds of millions of records have been stolen in recent corporate data loss incidents All of these compromised networks had patching programs in place. Yet every one of them fell victim to a KNOWN vulnerability, meaning that the weaknesses that hackers used were well described and discussed in the public domain and that, in theory, […]

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