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How Your Extensive Security Measures Could Fail You

If you still think your current efforts are enough, learn a lesson from Wipro. This IT outsourcing giant's internal IT systems have been hacked. As a result, the adversaries used Wipro’s systems to launch attacks against the firm’s own customers....

Open-Source Software: The Hidden Cost of Freedom

Does your organization use open-source software components in any of its internal or external facing web applications? Are you actively tracking those packages for updates and patches? Have you ever evaluated the security posture of your web...

HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Infographic

Can you confidently say that your company is HIPAA/HITECH compliant? Even your well-intentioned employees can leave your company at risk to get hit by large fines or more importantly, a damaged reputation. 

Commercial Services Infographic

Today's technological world demands that all businesses make cybersecurity a priority. Learn how to protect the sensitive and private information of your clients. Check out our infographic on our commercial services.

Don't let these 10 Cybersecurity Myths Fool You

Nearly every day we learn of another business hit with a cyberattack whether it is a point-of-sale system or a general data breach. No matter the type of attacks that continue to surface, many employees are stuck in the old mindsets of why attacks happen...

Could BlueKeep become the next WannaCry? Patch NOW!

Microsoft announced in early May on Patch Tuesday that a critical flaw was identified and required immediate patching. This flaw quickly became known as BlueKeep, a critical remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Windows operating systems,...

How Strategic Partnerships Benefit You

Increased revenue is an obvious benefit to any strategic partnership. However, beyond revenue, there are several perks a good partnership can bring to your business. To have a successful partnership agreement it must be a win-win for both parties. The...

How to Become a Pentester

  How did you get you your job? What do I have to do to do what you do?   Since becoming a Cybersecurity Expert at TechGuard Security, I have received these questions on several occasions particularly regarding Penetration Testing or pentesting. It’s...

LLMNR, NBT-NS, DNS and other acronyms I can own your network with ; )

I do a lot of penetration testing for our clients at TechGuard, and each engagement is different and challenging in its own way. The environments change, the maturity of the security programs vary and the goals of the engagement change based on the...

The ROI of Security Awareness Training

Cybersecurity issues are becoming a daily struggle for companies. In fact, trends indicate a significant increase in hacked and breached data from very common workplace sources such as mobile devices and Internet of Things (IOT). The average expenditures...

Addressing Basic Security Practices - One Step at a Time

  Trying to keep up with the latest security topics like Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Anomaly Detection is enough to make your head spin. Knowing where to focus your cybersecurity efforts and where to spend your vital budget dollars can...

The OWASP CTF Results Are In!

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to turn evil for a few hours, legally of course? People from all over the St. Louis did just that on Thursday night. STL-OWASP & STL-Cyber hosted a Capture the Flag (CTF) event at the TREX building in downtown St....

 


 

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