From the Summer 2017 Issue

Penetration Testing Helps Federal Agencies Explore the Art of the Possible

George Berkheimer
Staff Reporter | United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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In two separate cybersecurity attacks in recent years, hackers using stolen third-party vendor credentials managed to harvest debit and credit card information from 160 million combined Home Depot and Target customers. The retailers took a major hit to their reputations, not to mention their bottom lines: $300 million and counting for settlements, legal fees, customer credit report monitoring and other associated fees in the case of Target, and at least $179 million that’s been reported to date for Home Depot.

The MIL Corporation (MIL), headquartered in Bowie, Md., has been using similar hacker tactics combined . . .

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