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Red Team 102: Understanding Metasploit

Welcome back to our series on red teams! Here, we’re explaining the tools and concepts behind the in-house organizations designed to test a company’s defenses. We started by introducing Kali Linux, a foundational operating system for penetration testing.

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21 Nov 2018

Red Team 101: Understanding Kali Linux

Your security environment is complicated. You’re invested in multiple security tools – antivirus, firewalls, IDS, IPS, SIEM, DLP, and more. If you haven’t invested in a red team, however, you’re doing security wrong.  How could you know that your expensive defenses are working unless you’ve tested them out?

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14 Nov 2018

Managing the Intersection of Cryptocurrency and Compliance

Cryptocurrency startups are still all the rage these days, but many of these companies have had a "break rules first, settle lawsuits later" approach to operating.

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08 Nov 2018

Want to Make $100 Million from Hacking? Steal Press Releases

Stealing credit card number? Old hat. Ransoming information? Been there, done that. Apparently, if you want to make real money from hacking (not that we’re suggesting this), press releases are the latest and most lucrative piece of valuable information.

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31 Oct 2018

Bug Spells Doom for Nearly-Vacant Google+ Network

Did you ever have a Google Plus account? Neither did we, but a few people did, and most of their information just got leaked in a bug that affected 500,000 people. As a result, the search giant has shut their social media experiment down. Gone doesn’t mean forgotten however, and it turns out that even though Google Plus has been deleted, Google itself has been facing scrutiny about what led to the bug that finally killed it.

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23 Oct 2018

Why DNSSEC Isn't Enough

When you type a URL into the top of your browser and hit “enter,” a number of complicated things begin to happen. Somehow, the alphanumeric English language of a URL gets translated into the machine language of an IP address, allowing your browser to resolve a new webpage.

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15 Oct 2018

Working with Our Partners to Mitigate the Faxploit Threat

At Safe-T, we’ve been delivering innovative, award-winning solutions based on our Software Defined Access solution for years. Part of the value we offer is in accelerating ROI by enabling customers to plug-in solutions from third-party security vendors, enhancing existing protections.

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09 Oct 2018

MSSP vs MSP: What a Missing “S” Could Mean for Your Company

A missing “S” could cost your company dearly. Many otherwise-savvy business professionals don't know the difference between Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs).

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02 Oct 2018

130 Million Hotel Customers Breached Due to Exposed Database

Over the last few months, there’s been another massive security breach, one that you potentially haven’t heard of. Its scale was nearly as large as that of Equifax, with 130 million consumers affected.

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25 Sep 2018