Acunetix represented at national conference in Portugal

On 9, 10 April Acunetix partner RedShift consulting participated in the 1st NATO Cyber Defence Projects’s Conference “A Smart Approach to a Smarter Cyber Defence” in Portugal. The event aimed to enhance and reinforce international cooperation by stimulating the involvement of academia and industry at the NATO and National Cyber Defence capability development processes. RedShift Consulting were a Gold […]

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Online Security Considerations when Traveling

Whenever my friends or family members tell me they’ll be travelling abroad, I always like to remind them not to overlook online security when it comes to their website or blog, especially if accessing their accounts from an unknown computer. No doubt, most travelers will, at some point in their journeys, use email, manage their websites […]

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Web Passwords are Often the Weakest Link

Of the highly-visible hacks and data breaches over the past year, a large number of them were related to criminal hackers cracking weak Web passwords. This is arguably the most common Web flaw and something that anyone can exploit at any time. The bad guys don’t want you know this, but “mad hacker skillz”are not […]

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Web Security is Like the Layers of an Onion

If you’ve ever peeled an onion, you’ve seen the multiple layers that make up its existence all the way to the core. Securing your Web presence requires the same approach and it’s called “layered security”. Also referred to as “defense-in-depth”, the layered web security approach serves as a set of hoops an attacker must jump […]

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Quantifying the Website Security Problem

The research is out and I can hear the journalist and editorial proclamations now: Website security flaws on the rise! Website malware getting the best of bloggers Website security being undermined by software quality Before you know it, the IT vendor marketing teams have climbed aboard the bandwagon and suddenly it feels as if the […]

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What Exactly Does Website Security Mean?

We hear a lot about Website Security but what exactly does that mean to you? Whether it’s for personal or business use, ensuring your web presence is represented by a safe website can have a deep impact on your online success. In fact, creating and maintaining a secure website shows others that you’re serious about what […]

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Common Website Security Flaws and What They Mean

Having a successful online presence is hard enough. Throwing some website security-related terms into the mix makes it all the more difficult, especially if you’re not a technical person or computer security guru. Although some folks in IT intentionally make web vulnerabilities difficult to understand they don’t have to be. In fact, the essence of […]

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How To Tell If You Own a Hacked Website

When it comes to computer hacking and Internet data breaches the news media and filmmakers tend to sensationalize and over-produce what really happens. To the average person, they create the perception that a hacked website will cause the user’s computer to blip and bleep, video monitors are going to start scrolling with gobbledygook and a […]

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Are You Visiting a Safe Website?

Nowadays, website malware, online scams and other sorts of web security hazards have become a common nuisance. How can anyone be safe with dangerous websites popping up constantly? Well, you can easily spot if you are on a hacked website or not by following some of these helpful tips. Use a Website Adviser There are […]

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