Drop by the Acunetix Stand at OWASP AppSec EU 2014

Acunetix will be sponsoring and exhibiting at this year’s OWASP AppSec EU. The event will be held from 23rd till 26th June at Anglia Ruskin University’s Cambridge campus in the United Kingdom. OWASP is an open-source application security organization made up of security professionals from around the world. OWASP is the global standards body for […]

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Why you should be Concerned about Web Security

Ever since the Heartbleed bug disaster, you’d think companies are becoming more vigilant with their web security plan. Recent events seem to show evidence to the contrary, with millions of users’ data left exposed to cyber-attacks on popularly used websites, including a government website and eBay. Security flaws in Australian government website Security researcher Nik […]

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Analysis of an Intrusion: Backdoors

The concept of “Backdoor” has seen many interpretations during the relatively short history of the Internet. Microsoft defines Backdoors as “A hidden entrance to a computer system that can be used to bypass security policies”, and, in essence, that is what they are. A Backdoor allows an attacker to access a remote computer, bypassing authentication […]

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Vulnerable Network Devices: A Growing Concern

Network devices, except maybe firewalls, are not usually perceived as security sensitive assets. Manufacturers and users do not invest time in assessing the security state of routers and switches. IT admins, handling business IT infrastructures, are mainly concerned with uptime when it comes to network devices. The usual tasks revolve around backup / restore of […]

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What You Don’t Know About Web Security CAN Hurt You

How secure is your web environment? You know, your business’ marketing website, your customer-facing web applications, your internal financials application, the various cloud services that process and store business assets, and so on. Many business executives don’t have the slightest idea about the security of these critical business systems. They view this as a technical […]

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Acunetix Exhibited at Infosecurity Europe 2014

Acunetix participated in this year’s Infosecurity event at Earls Court, London. Infosecurity Europe is considered to be the biggest free-to-attend information security event in Europe – and the 19th edition of this event held up to its reputation. From April 29th till May 1st, Infosecurity Europe was host to over  300 exhibitors and roughly 13,000 […]

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