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Traditional pentesting: A Turtle chasing a Cheetah

Why Pentesting Needs to Evolve Antiquated legacy penetration testing methods fail to catch all the critical vulnerabilities that exist within a company’s environment, which puts organizations at risk. Security teams are moving away from traditional pen testing methods to more innovative and continuous solutions. Learn more about the challenges and deficiencies of traditional pentesting, including: […]

Government Department Gains Critical Insight Into Their Security Posture

CISO demands second opinion after internal reporting showed zero vulnerabilities Security testing within a large government department was dispersed and then performed by various teams. Pentesting was required, but each division operated somewhat independently and hired testers with various skill levels. Results were inconsistent and data from testing was trapped in written reports, not structured […]

How the Public Sector Addresses Cybersecurity Hiring Hurdles

In Conversation with the Leading U.S. Health Agency Public sector cybersecurity teams have a lot to manage, with the cyber talent gap often topping the list. Still, a number of innovative leaders have found a way to augment their offensive teams with strategies and solutions to satisfy compliance and risk management requirements. Hear from Matthew […]

API Security Testing: A Smarter Approach for One of Today’s Fastest-Growing Threats

Why API Testing Is Critical for Your API Attack Surface Dependence on APIs for applications and B2B communications is rapidly increasing. According to Gartner, 90% of web applications now have a larger attack surface exposed via APIs than through the user interface. An enormous API attack surface can present a security risk to your organization. […]

How companies are staying ahead of adversaries

Why Three Organizations Evolved to Continuous Pentesting Traditional pentesting can be slow, disruptive, and ineffective. Read about why a Global 200 law firm, one of the largest US Federal Government Agencies, and a multinational insurance company decided to adopt continuous pentesting as part of their strategy for managing risk and compliance objectives. Learn about the […]

The Public Sector Deserves a Better Way to Pentest

A Synack Perspective for the UK Government The public sector is feeling the squeeze between an increase in cyber attacks and a lack of increased resources to keep up. In a recent survey conducted on behalf of SolarWinds, public sector respondents reported increased concern over ransomware, malware, and phishing over the previous year, but time […]

Operationalizing Pentesting 101: Securing Your External Attack Surface

Security leaders are on high alert. From Russian cyber threats to proliferating malware, there’s a wide spectrum of new challenges in critical infrastructure. Join a talk with Synack’s CEO, Jay Kaplan, and Kevin Tambascio, IT/OT Attack Surface Reduction Manager at Cleveland Clinic as they discuss best practices for operationalizing pen-testing. From on-demand security testing to […]

Government Agencies Deserves a Better Way to Pentest

A Synack Perspective for the Public Sector The public sector is feeling the squeeze between an increase in cyber attacks and a lack of increased resources to keep up. In a recent survey conducted on behalf of SolarWinds, public sector respondents reported increased concern over ransomware, malware and phishing the most over the previous year, […]

Federal Agency Gains Critical Insight Into Their Security Posture

CISO demands second opinion after internal reporting showed zero vulnerabilities Security testing within a large US federal government agency was dispersed by department and performed by various teams. Pentesting was required, but each division operated somewhat independently and hired testers with various skill levels. Results were inconsistent and data from testing was trapped in written […]