With a well-planned, mature bug bounty program, security leaders can lessen the impact of the security talent shortage by tapping the white-hat hacker community.
Two decades ago, Cris Thomas testified before Congress about various cybersecurity issues he uncovered as a white hat hacker. Today, he works as a penetration testing specialist for IBM X-Force Red.
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The refusal of top leadership to fund security initiatives often translates to explicit, willful risk acceptance.
In a new report, analyst firm Gartner predicted that enterprises around the world will spend up to $1.5 billion on IoT security in 2018.
To maximize the horsepower of its password cracking system, the IBM X-Force team built its own hardware to aid in penetration testing efforts.
Some are wary of the Ugly Duckling due to his advanced hacking abilities, but when it comes to security testing, he's really one of the good guys.
IBM was one of the sponsors of the National Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC), where students faced off in a massive pen testing showdown.
IBM X-Force Red is leading the way in the field of password cracking with the Cracken, a tool designed to help companies improve password hygiene.
Although it is one of the most crucial components of any security strategy, web application penetration testing is often neglected.