Category Archives: ethical hacking

Speaking at IANS CISO Roundtable

We are excited to announce that one of our Co-Founders Kris Rides will be speaking at the IANS CISO Round-table event in Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday 15th May. Kris will be discussing “Overcoming Challenges to Build a High Performing Team” with a select group of CISOs. During this 1:1 interview, IANS CEO Phil Gardner will…

Speaking at OWASP LA – February Meeting

We are excited to announce that Justin Regele one of our amazing Penetration Testers will be speaking at the OWASP Los Angeles meeting on Wednesday 28th February. Justin’s talk is titled: Better Git Hacking: Extracting “Deleted” Secrets from Git Databases with Grawler Grawler is a command line utility written in Bash and Python that crawls the…

The Race for Security: Zero Day Exploits

Our networked systems, be they computers, databases, phones, or other devices, are an endless battlefield. Zero-day exploits have been buzzing in the news in the wake of the Wikileaks concerns, where a number of such exploits had been posted where any who were interested could learn illegally about how to use them. Many are worried about…

Is a Cyber Security Career in Your Future?

The world’s increasingly virtual presence is as exciting as it is worrisome. Companies and governments alike fear cyber attacks, and are in need of skilled professionals who can protect and appropriately react to these attacks. Cyber security is a growing industry and college students around the world are gearing up to hit the ground running….

Tiro Security founder to present at Content Protection Summit

In the last year, and specifically the last couple of weeks, a few high profile events have thrust content protection into the spotlight. Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and Content Delivery Security Association (CDSA) will produce the fifth annual Content Protection Summit at the W Hotel in Hollywood, California on Dec. 9.

JP Morgan security breach affects 76 million homes, 7 million businesses

JP Morgan Chase confirmed that the information from 76 million households and 7 million businesses was compromised after a cyberattack over the summer.

The largest bank in the US first announced the massive attack back in July, but only exposed the scale of the attack Thursday in an 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Microsoft identifies latest malware offenders, Kuwait and Algeria

Microsoft has filed a civil suit to try to stop the spread of malware it has traced back to two main countries—Kuwait and Algeria. The company hopes this will be the most successful effort made by a non-governmental organization to combat cybercrime by attempting to stop key communication between the hackers and the PCs they are trying to infect.

Enterprise security posture extends to vendors as well

Massive security changes are taking place as the security buzz grows, especially in relation to giant corporations and their efforts to keep information protected. Huge public breaches are increasing public awareness about internet security and privacy, and as a result, many firms are implementing tighter enterprise security controls. Facebook and Google have both migrated from 1024-bits to 2048-bit encryption keys, while companies like Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, Myspace and Dropbox already have these in place.

Web Application Security on the rise as 2013 comes to an end

Almost a third of all security breaches are against web applications, and web applications and databases have the most records compromised yearly. So why aren’t applications being better protected?

Turkish security researcher claims responsibility for Apple hack

Turkish security researcher Ibrahim Balic now claims he was behind the attack Apple admitted to in a statement to its developer network last Thursday, July 18, saying that sensitive personal information of some 275,000 members may have been compromised.