Security Alliance & Databarracks release new Guide on Penetration Testing & Cloud Computing

UK businesses could be putting themselves at risk by failing to demand third party penetration tests on their cloud service providers (CSPs). This is the message from cyber security experts Security Alliance and cloud service provider Databarracks.

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Cheat Sheet: Cyber Essentials Certification

Navigating through any scheme can be laborious and that’s why we like to make things as simple as possible for you. Listed below are a dozen bullet points to help you make sense of the new Cyber Essentials scheme that the UK Government introduced in June 2014.

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Security Alliance Helps Databarracks Achieve Cyber Essentials PLUS Certification

Security Alliance, is pleased to announce that it has helped Databarracks become one of the first companies to certify under the Cyber Essentials scheme, a new cyber security standard deployed under the government’s National Cyber Security Strategy.

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CBEST: UK Finance Industry Launches Cyber Security Framework

Security Alliance is pleased to announce that as of today it is an approved CREST STAR intelligence-led penetration testing provider for financial services organisations, in line with the requirements of The Bank of England.

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Cyber Essentials Scheme is Launched by the UK Government

Security Alliance is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the first companies to certify organisations for cyber security readiness, under a new scheme, called Cyber Essentials, that has been developed by the UK government.

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Web Application Security Testing – Start with the Threat Profile.

It is undisputed that online applications are increasingly open to attack.  The world of eCommerce is highly sensitive to a growing number of crimes, so it is of no surprise to find that many clients demand evidence that critical and sensitive applications are appropriately secure.

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Web Application Security Benchmarking – Going the extra mile.

What drives a company to perform a penetration test or web application security test?  If you are a software company or a service provider, it is most likely that your clients and partners need to know that appropriate security controls are in place within your web applications and systems.

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Web Application Security Testing – Focusing on the Endgame

It is not difficult to engage a company to perform a web security test or penetration test – there are many to choose from.  Selecting one that is going to deliver reliably and support your endgame is altogether a different challenge.

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