Welcome to the second part of the series on Cybersecurity: The Human Factor. In Part 1 we talked about the fact that attackers are constantly considering the human factor when developing and executing attacks. In this part we are going to examine the human factor from the defender’s perspective and explain why this creates a more

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No matter how much the threat landscape changes, there is one constant that will always stay the same: the people. When you hear about hackers or nation state actors, they are portrayed as either technical wizards doing things that no normal human can or as mysterious shadowy figures like those in fireside tales about the

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by Nicholas McBride – ECURON Cybersecurity Consultant Two stories from my own experiences demonstrate the importance of Incident Response Frameworks and the impacts of not having the right elements in place. The stories I relate here arose from my own experience assisting with Incident Detection and Response. In these cases, the lack of a robust

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In conversations as a cyber security professionals we have had many discussions about different types of attacks – from SQL Injection attacks to password brute forcing and everything in between. Yet, there seems to be one type that causes more questions than most: “Man in the Middle” (MITM) attacks. Let’s clear up some of the

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This is the last article in a three part series on vulnerability scanning vs penetration testing. In the first article we discussed the differences between vulnerability scanning and penetration testing and in the second article we went over the three main methodologies used when performing a penetration test. With this final article we would like

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