Shomiron Dasgupta, Author at Security Boulevard
cyberwarfare firewall

The Future of Cyberwarfare

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Over the years, we have seen an escalation in the series of hacks on health care services, power grids, nuclear plants and our privacy, with no respite. The threat is not just from China alone. It could be from North Korea or, as a matter of fact, from any state ... Read More
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RDP attack

Ransomware, Phishing and Endpoint Attacks: The Top 3 Cyberthreats

Cyberthreats have been prevalent on the internet for decades now. Unfortunately, malware has been evolving more rapidly than the anti-malware software needed to combat it. The three most active cyberthreat categories worldwide are currently ransomware, phishing and endpoint attacks. Ransomware Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts data on a target ... Read More
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cryptojacking

How to Perform Pentests and Vulnerability Assessments

Vulnerability assessments (VAs) and penetration tests (often shortened to “pentests”) are effective techniques for identifying and eliminating risks in a software system. In IT security, a vulnerability is a loophole or weak link in a software system. A penetration test is a planned attack on a software system that simulates ... Read More
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Threat Hunting and Its Importance

Threat hunting isn’t new, but the importance of its practical use in countering cyberthreats is recent. We’ve seen that companies’ awareness of threat hunting is increasing over time. However, a lack of attention given to cyberthreats—whether due to budget, expertise and staffing constraints—has led to an increase in the number ... Read More
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