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Cyber Attacks this Holiday Season: Naughty and not Nice

Cyber Threats Are In Season Christmas season is finally upon us with just another week left to go and while most of us are scrambling to find last minute gifts for our loved ones, we might be overlooking a very important matter. I’m not just referring to the difficult decision of which family to spend…

SXSW 2018 – Speaking on IoT Security

Tiro Security Co-Founder and Head of Penetration Testing, Rob Pope will be speaking at the world renowned SXSW Conference in Austin, TX on the 14th March 2018. Rob will be infusing some of his British humor into the talk entitled Internet of Scary Things: Botnet in a Box.  For more information please click here. We have posted these before but here…

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…

Speaking at SchmooCon

We are excited to announce that Justin Regele one of our amazing Penetration Testers will be speaking at ScmooCon on Saturday 20th  January. 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 object trees of a…

Speaking today on IoT Security

With the recent launch of Amazon Key the visibility around Smart Homes and IoT Security is an even hotter topic.  Insecure IoT devices are helping to create some of the largest botnet networks we have ever seen.  These networks are being used to spread malware and create a huge platform for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks which take down…

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…

Target to pay $20M to MasterCard over hack

One of 2013’s most publicized security breaches was the renowned Target hack. Now two years later, the multibillion dollar giant is reported to pay as much as $20 million to banks issuing MasterCard over costs from the incident.

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.