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How to become a cybersecurity expert

October 15, 2021 / by

To become a doctor we need a medical degree, to become a lawyer we need to study law. But what about becoming a cybersecurity expert? IT Security is a relatively new sector and, despite the technical nature of the job, it welcomes people from all walks of life and with all sorts of academic and […]

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The oldest trick in the book still works: why phishing is here to stay

October 11, 2021 / by

The oldest trick in the book still works: why phishing is here to stay   Phishing might be one of the first forms of cybercrime that ever appeared. Some of the scams that were circulating in the early days of the internet have even entered popular culture – does everyone remember the story of the […]

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How Cyber Smart Are You? Edgescan’s Cybersecurity Checklist

October 4, 2021 / by

  With the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte and the first leaves falling comes also Cybersecurity Month 2021, a time to focus on the fundamentals of IT security and to raise awareness on the best practices to keep us safe from cyberattacks.    This year has seen attacks targeting large organisations that many would […]

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Resilient to ransomware | Edgescan Whitepaper Special

August 31, 2021 / by

“Just some thoughts on what to do to be more resilient to ransomware. There is no silver bullet but the below may reduce the risk and impact if you’re unfortunate enough to be faced with a breach.” Eoin Keary, CEO of Edgescan   To read the whitepaper, check out the button below.    

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Q2 Vulnerability Stats Snapshot

July 7, 2021 / by

Following on from our Q1 Vulnerability Stats Snapshot, we have released our Q2 Vulnerability Stats Snapshot where we have the latest common high and critical risks for both the Application layer and the Network/Host layer. Currently, the most common application vulnerability is Cross-Site Scripting – XSS (reflected) while on the Network/Host layer it is SNMP […]

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API Assessment and Oversight with Edgescan

June 28, 2021 / by

Edgescan – API Oversight Manager API Security is becoming more and more a challenge due to a booming “API economy”. Edgescan has deployed new capabilities to our customers to assist with visibility and governance for their API security testing programs.   API Descriptors allow customers to provide Edgescan with an API specification by uploading an […]

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Thoughts on what to do to be more resilient to ransomware

June 21, 2021 / by

Just some thoughts on what to do to be more resilient to ransomware. There is no silver bullet but the below may reduce the risk and impact if you’re unfortunate enough to be faced with a breach. God bless, take care 😉   Awareness & Resilience (and budget) Folks who write the cheques need to […]

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Edgescan Analysis of 2021 DBIR Report

May 14, 2021 / by

The 2021 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) was recently released and it is a great snapshot of the information security ecosystem as a whole.   A portion of the report covers Web Application Hacking and System intrusion, both of which Edgescan provides protection against by continuous detection and vulnerability intelligence.   Edgescan is a […]

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Edgescan’s data for the greater good: the Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report is live

May 13, 2021 / by

For the third year running, Edgescan is proud to announce that it has contributed data to the Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report (2021 DBIR).   Working in partnership with the DBIR team, Edgescan provided data on thousands of validated vulnerabilities across the full stack based on delivering tens-of-thousands of cyber security assessments globally […]

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Q1 Vulnerability Stats Snapshot

May 6, 2021 / by

We are happy to introduce our new mini-report, the Vulnerability Stats Snapshot which will be released quarterly. This report outlines vulnerabilities we have notice through our Edgescan platform and have compiled our mini report to update those in the Industries in what we have found.  We have noticed a number of interesting stats that we […]

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