From the Winter 2021 Issue

Learning to Speak DevSecOps: Aligning Pentesting to Development Workflows

Author(s):

Caroline Wong, Chief Strategy Officer, Cobalt.io

devsecops

To stay competitive in the new “Age of Agile”, many DevOps teams are pushing new code releases more frequently than ever before. In fact, according to Statista, 27% of organizations release software on a daily basis and 24% release software weekly. The problem, however, is that in these scenarios, security, particularly pentesting, ceases to fit into … Read more

Bug Bounty – 10 Things You Should Know

Author(s):

Joy Akurienne Coker, Attorney Editor, Thomson Reuters

Bug Bounty

Bug Bounty has become a buzz phrase lately. With unprecedented cyber breaches and attacks, it’s no surprise that many companies and institutions are turning to bug bounty programs. What is Bug Bounty?      According to AT&T Cybersecurity, creator of Open Threat Exchange, the largest crowdsourced computer security platform, “Bug Bounty programs allow white-hat hackers and security … Read more

From the Winter 2021 Issue

The Next Generation of Pentesting

Author(s):

Paul Kubler, Head of Red Team Operations, CYBRI

Next Generation Pentesting

Pentesting is an ever-evolving field, just like all fields in technology. Traditional pentesting revolved around networks and endpoints, the old basis for technology infrastructure in a company. Now, as COVID-19 pushed technology to change even faster in many companies, pentesting must adapt. In the last few years, cloud, mobile, and application pentesting have begun to … Read more

From the Winter 2021 Issue

Automated Pentesting – Can it Replace Humans?

Author(s):

Alex Haynes, CISO, Cheshire Datasystems Ltd.

Automated Pentesting

In the past few years, cybersecurity automation in many spheres of Cybersecurity increased dramatically. However, pentesting remains stubbornly immune to this. While crowdsourced security has evolved as an alternative to pentesting in the past 10 years, it’s not based on automation. Rather, the alternative simply throws more humans at a problem and in the process, … Read more