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Pentests Often Miss 6 Critical SaaS Security Issues. Here’s Why.
Published: 04/13/2022

This blog was originally published by AppOmni here. Written by Tim Bach, Vice President of Engineering, AppOmni. As security and compliance teams assess the fallout and lessons learned from data breaches, they’ll need to re-evaluate their security practices and controls. This is particularly ...

What is Cloud Penetration Testing?
Published: 02/12/2022

Written by the CSA Top Threats Working Group. Also known as ethical hacking, cloud penetration testing evaluates security and discovers vulnerabilities by utilizing hacker tools and techniques. Security testing in general is crucial to the security assurance of cloud environments, systems and dev...

Lessons Learned from GoDaddy’s Email Phishing Simulation Debacle
Published: 01/08/2021

Written By: Omer Taran, Co-founder & CTO, CybeReadyCISOs and security teams know that running phishing simulations is a tricky business. As security professionals who deal with employee training, one thing we can do to avoid taking the wrong turn is learn from each other’s mistakes. Above anythin...

Cloud Penetration Testing the Capital One Breach
Published: 10/10/2019

By Alexander Getsin, Lead Author for Cloud Penetration Testing PlaybookAligning the Capital One breach with the CSA Cloud Penetration Testing PlaybookIn March 2019, Capital One suffered a unique cloud breach. 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 linked bank account numbers were exposed, alo...

FedRAMP and PCI – A Comparison of Scanning and Penetration Testing Requirements
Published: 07/13/2015

By Matt Wilgus, Director of Security Assessment Services, BrightLineIn the last 30 days, the FedRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) has published guidance for both vulnerability scanning and penetration testing. The updated guidance comes on the heels of PCI mandating the enhanced penetration te...

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