One of the things I’ve learned throughout my career is that many solutions to the problems we face in IT, security and software development can be solved if we simply turn to business leaders to see how it’s done. In particular, I’m talking about a practice called zero-based thinking. A tool that’s been around for […]
It all started a few months ago when I was visiting Lester Chan’s website looking for some information about one of his plugins. Lester Chan has written a good number of very popular WordPress plugins that are used by millions of people. Some of the most popular ones are WP-PageNavi, WP-DBManager, WP-PostRatings, WP-Polls and WP-PostViews. While […]
Sega Corporation has joined the increasingly long list of video game companies to suffer a data breach. In an email sent to members of its Sega Pass service, it admitted that the user accounts over almost 1.3 million users had been compromised.
We are pleased to announce a new system to record feature requests, which allows feature ideas to be voted upon and thus makes its much easier for us to see the most requested features. Furthermore, we can provide feedback more easily as ideas can be more easily tracked and commented on by the Acunetix team. […]
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US Air Force Chooses Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner to Secure Against Web Application Vulnerabilities USA, June 13 2011 – Acunetix, developer of leading website security scanning software, today announced that the United States Air Force has selected Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner to defend against millions of cyber-attacks every day.
Failing to protect your website and its contents can result in your site being hacked and exposed to vicious malware and trojans. Many web-based businesses have failed because of a lack of website security and there have been many cases of people having their personal information stolen as a result. Additionally, Google may blacklist your website […]
One of the most common questions I get is “What’s your take on cloud security?” Well, my answer is relatively straightforward: never assume that all’s well just because someone says it is. In other words trust but verify.
As I wrote in my previous post about low-hanging fruit and the 2011 Verizon Data Breach Report, I’m a strong believer in finding out where your Web systems are bleeding and focusing on those issues first. It’s the basic principle of triage – finding, and fixing, the urgent issues on the important systems. The thing […]
Having a secure website isn’t just about preventing website hackers from gaining access to your site, but preventing specific damage from the result of your site being compromised. Web hacking might be a little more serious than many people think, as it has been found that most websites are not fully secure. Recent studies show […]