Security Testing and Ethical Hacking

Security Testing and Ethical Hacking News

  • December 12, 2014 12 Dec'14

    Sony Pictures hacking back: The ethics of obfuscation

    News roundup: Amid a devastating breach incident Sony Pictures is fighting back, raising legal and ethical questions. Plus: A big week in security acquisitions; Comcast sued over open Wi-Fi; and Yahoo announces vulnerability disclosure policy.

  • November 21, 2014 21 Nov'14

    Encryption everywhere: Debating the risks and rewards

    News roundup: As the industry responds to growing demand for end-to-end Internet encryption, some fear unintended consequences. Plus: Black hats wanted; Windows Phone survives Pwn2Own; webcam spying resurgence.

  • October 10, 2014 10 Oct'14

    Are offensive hacking courses ethical? Debating the ethics of hacking

    News roundup: Colleges across the country are offering courses in offensive hacking, but are they ethical? Plus: Why the first 'online murder' may happen in 2014; Palo Alto and NSS Labs make up; numerous Android security issues surface.

  • October 03, 2014 03 Oct'14

    Palo Alto NGFW fails NSS Labs report, war of words ensues

    News roundup: Palo Alto's next-generation firewall fared poorly in a recent NSS Labs report, leading to a testy back-and-forth about NGFW testing. Plus: Mitnick selling zero days; EMET bypassed, again; iThemes stored plaintext passwords.

View All News

Security Testing and Ethical Hacking Get Started

Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content

  • ethical hacker

    An ethical hacker is a computer and networking expert who systematically attempts to penetrate a computer system or network on behalf of its owners for the purpose of finding security vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could potentially exploit. Continue Reading

  • An intro to automated penetration testing

    In this exploratory article, expert Mike Chapple explains what automated penetration testing is, why it is useful and how to start building an enterprise penetration tester toolkit. Continue Reading

  • How to take a measured approach to automated penetration testing

    Automated penetration testing can play a pivotal role in improving the pen testing process while reducing the resources required, yet without the proper approach it may be a complete waste of time. Expert Kevin Beaver explains. Continue Reading

View All Get Started

Evaluate Security Testing and Ethical Hacking Vendors & Products

Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.

Product Reviews

Powered by IT Central Station View All Evaluate

Manage Security Testing and Ethical Hacking

Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.

View All Manage

Problem Solve Security Testing and Ethical Hacking Issues

We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.

View All Problem Solve

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCloudSecurity

SearchNetworking

SearchCIO

SearchConsumerization

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

SearchCloudComputing

ComputerWeekly

Close