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XZ Utils Under Siege: Unmasking the Stealth Backdoor Menace

The cybersecurity landscape is abuzz with the recent uncovering of a meticulously crafted backdoor within XZ Utils, an essential open-source data compression tool widely used across Linux and Unix-like systems. This revelation, brought to light by a vigilant Microsoft developer, underscores the sophisticated nature of supply chain attacks that target the very core of open-source…

By Andrej Kovacevic 2nd April 2024

The Era of Streamlined Cybersecurity: Embracing Automated Penetration Assessments

In today’s digital age, safeguarding network infrastructure is more crucial than ever. Traditionally, penetration testing, a critical component for identifying exploitable security gaps, has been a resource-intensive task. This has led many organizations to limit such evaluations to annual compliance exercises, often overlooking the dynamic nature of cyber threats. However, the landscape is evolving rapidly…

By Andrej Kovacevic 29th March 2024

Human versus Non-Human Character in SaaS

In the rapidly evolving landscape of SaaS security, the emphasis has traditionally been on human users. However, a critical aspect often overlooked is the management of non-human entities accessing these systems. While human-centric security measures like MFA and RBAC are well-established, non-human entities such as integrations, service accounts, and API keys present unique challenges that…

By Andrej Kovacevic 23rd March 2024

Mastery of Cybersecurity: A Deep Dive into CTEM

Focus on Critical Risk Areas# But what sets CTEM apart, and more importantly, how does it transcend the existing landscape of Vulnerability Management? At the core of CTEM lies the ability to unearth tangible, actionable threats to vital assets. While anyone can identify security gaps within an organization’s ecosystem, the real challenge lies in sifting…

By Andrej Kovacevic 20th March 2024

APIs Serve as the Backbone of Internet Traffic and Present Opportunities for Cybercriminals

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) play a vital role in facilitating digital transformation by enabling the exchange of data between applications and databases. According to the 2024 State of API Security Report by Imperva, a Thales company, APIs accounted for a significant portion of internet traffic, comprising 71% of all web traffic in 2023. Additionally, a…

By Andrej Kovacevic 20th March 2024

Creating a Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness within Your Organization

As the complexity of cyber threats continues to increase, it’s crucial for organizations to prioritize cybersecurity awareness at every level of the company. Implementing thorough cybersecurity awareness training provides employees with the knowledge needed to recognize risks and respond effectively in the event of a security incident. Beyond simply reducing potential harm, robust awareness programs…

By Andrej Kovacevic 19th March 2024

Hacked WordPress Sites Exploiting Visitors’ Browsers for Distributed Brute-Force Attacks

Threat actors are conducting brute-force attacks against WordPress sites by leveraging malicious JavaScript injections, as revealed by new findings from Sucuri. These attacks, taking the form of distributed brute-force attacks, “target WordPress websites from the browsers of completely innocent and unsuspecting site visitors,” stated security researcher Denis Sinegubko. This activity is part of a previously…

By Andrej Kovacevic 12th March 2024

Encouraging a Protected Work Environment: The Impact of CCTV Monitoring on Employee Security

As the emphasis on workplace wellness continues to rise among numerous organizations, the importance of technologies such as Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) monitoring is increasingly evident. When implemented proficiently, this surveillance mechanism can nurture a culture of safety, discourage undesirable conduct, and facilitate prompt responses during emergencies. Nonetheless, it also brings forth valid apprehensions regarding…

By Andrej Kovacevic 8th February 2024

5 Processes You Need to Implement to Protect Your Business

In an increasingly connected and digital world, taking steps to protect your business from potential threats has become essential. It’s not just about protecting your confidential information, it’s also about maintaining customer trust and reputation throughout the years. No wonder 65% of organisations say they have processes in place to keep their internal assets secure.…

By Andrej Kovacevic 24th April 2023

4 Warning Signs That You Are a Victim to a Fraud

If you’re like the rest of us, you probably think you’re completely safe from any kind of threat on the web. I mean: you’ve been doing this for years. But have you ever stopped to consider the risks that have changed in the digital world in the last several years? From account takedowns to potentially…

By Andrej Kovacevic 15th March 2023

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