The Impact of Cybersecurity Breaches on Australian Businesses in 2023
In the digital era, cybersecurity breaches are a critical concern globally, and Australia is no exception. With the increasing dependency on digital platforms, Australian businesses face significant challenges in safeguarding data. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) plays a pivotal role in monitoring these breaches, providing valuable insights into the cybersecurity landscape in… Continue reading The Impact of Cybersecurity Breaches on Australian Businesses in 2023
Is Ransomware a Threat to Your Organisation?
A ransomware attack is a type of malicious cyberattack in which the attacker encrypts the victim’s data and demands a ransom payment in exchange for the decryption key. Ransomware is a form of malware (malicious software) that, once infiltrated into a computer system or network, encrypts files or entire systems, rendering them inaccessible to the… Continue reading Is Ransomware a Threat to Your Organisation?
Penetration Testing: Unravelling the Anatomy
In an era where the digital landscape is riddled with threats and vulnerabilities, organisations must be proactive in safeguarding their information systems. Penetration testing, often known as ethical hacking or pen testing, is a vital practice in the world of cybersecurity. It allows organisations to assess their security posture, identify vulnerabilities, and fortify their defences.… Continue reading Penetration Testing: Unravelling the Anatomy
Building an Effective Cyber Security Strategy
A cyber security strategy is a comprehensive plan of actions and a portfolio of technologies, policies, procedures, and measures designed to protect and minimise risk to an organisation’s digital assets, information, and technology infrastructure from a wide range of cyber threats and attacks. An effective strategy should be a commitment to staying vigilant and applying… Continue reading Building an Effective Cyber Security Strategy
The Importance of Regular Penetration Testing for Cloud Security: What is the cost of deprioritisation?
In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, cloud computing has become the backbone of modern businesses. The agility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness of cloud services have revolutionised the way organisations operate. However, this digital transformation has also introduced new and complex security challenges. Maintaining security is a challenge for all businesses operating directly or indirectly in the… Continue reading The Importance of Regular Penetration Testing for Cloud Security: What is the cost of deprioritisation?
The Best AI Chatbot for Penetration Testing (Part Two)
Our previous article reviewed 5 of the top AI Chatbots in an attempt to determine which bots performed the best when used to source knowledge, code and build a Penetration Testing tool for 3 subject matter areas. Unsurprisingly this review only led to more questions and a very clear outcome. ChatGPT was the head and… Continue reading The Best AI Chatbot for Penetration Testing (Part Two)
What is the best AI ChatBot to use for Penetration Testing (Part One)
Our earlier Red Cursor blog articles on how to use ChatGPT to aid with Penetration Testing have given our team cause to pause and wonder, what is the best AI Chatbot for aiding in pen testing? Unsurprisingly, our research has led to many more questions, so for a bit of foreshadowing, we will need to… Continue reading What is the best AI ChatBot to use for Penetration Testing (Part One)
How AI Chatbots can Expedite Penetration Testing Service Delivery
ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence (AI) language model developed by OpenAI that is capable of generating human-like responses to natural language input. It is based on the Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) architecture and has been trained on a vast amount of text data, enabling it to understand and generate coherent and relevant responses to a… Continue reading How AI Chatbots can Expedite Penetration Testing Service Delivery
Penetration Testing Frequently Asked Questions
When is penetration testing required? You have developed an application (in-house or outsourced), purchased an application (commercial off the shelf product), or purchased a software as a service (SaaS) and have concerns or compliance requirements regarding the security of the application or data stored. These concerns can be broadly categorised, in that an adversary or… Continue reading Penetration Testing Frequently Asked Questions
Why is penetration testing required?
What is Penetration Testing? Penetration testing, whether it be black box or white box, is a form of risk assessment that aims to identify cybersecurity vulnerabilities and risks within a system. Usually, security is considered a balancing act between confidentiality, integrity and availability. Confidentiality being the ability of the system to keep personal information secret.… Continue reading Why is penetration testing required?