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What Makes a Professional Penetration Tester?

Penetration testers, often called “ethical hackers,” are highly skilled professionals that test computer networks, systems, applications, etc. for vulnerabilities before malicious (or unethical) hackers do. Find out what it takes to be an invaluable pentester below.

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Security Incidents: Incident Handling vs Incident Response

Security incidents continuously make our morning headlines and cause enormous damages and reputational harm to organizations worldwide. It’s inevitable that stronger and costlier incidents will happen. To be prepared, companies rely on their computer security incident handling and response teams. But — what do the terms Incident Handling and Incident Response mean?

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Top 10 Skills Every Purple Teamer Must Have

Today, cyber threats are created faster and are in a more sophisticated manner than ever before. Bad actors are ready to go the extra mile to get their hands on all types of organizations, industries, and information. So, in a hyper-connected world where everyone is a target, what are the top skills purple teamers need to have?

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A Day In The Life Of A Purple Teamer

Considering the ruthless tactics attackers will use to gain access to an organization’s assets, security professionals are now seeking to have both red and blue teaming skills. We asked Dimitrios Bougioukas, our training director, a few questions about the challenges and opportunities that come with being a purple teamer.

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