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What you don’t know about compliance…

By |2020-03-31T10:26:14-04:00August 1st, 2014|

People are always mystified by how hackers break into major networks like Target, Hannaford, Sony, (government networks included), etc.  They always seem to be under the impression that hackers have some elite level of skill.  The truth is that it doesn’t take any skill to break [...]

How to Price a Penetration Test

By |2020-09-15T23:47:48-04:00October 8th, 2013|

This video provides and overview of the two most common methodologies for pricing a penetration test. How Much Should You Spend On Penetration Testing Services The most common question asked is "how much will it cost for you to deliver a penetration test to us?". Rather [...]

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Whistleblower Series – The real problem with China isn’t China, its you.

By |2020-03-31T10:27:14-04:00June 10th, 2013|

Terms like China, APT and Zero-Day are synonymous with Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD).  The trouble is that, in our opinion anyway, these terms and respective news articles detract from the actual problem.  For example, in 2011 only 0.12% of compromises were attributed to zero-day exploitation [...]

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How to find a genuine Penetration Testing firm

By |2020-03-31T10:27:31-04:00May 3rd, 2013|

There's been a theme of dishonesty and thievery in the Penetration Testing industry for as long as we can remember.  Much in the same way that merchants sold "snake-oil" as a cure-all for what ails you, Penetration Testing vendors sell one type of service and brand [...]

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83% of businesses have no established security plan (but they’ve got Kool-Aid)

By |2020-03-31T10:27:51-04:00October 18th, 2012|

I (Adriel) read an article published by Charles Cooper of c|net regarding small businesses and their apparent near total lack of awareness with regards to security.  The article claims that 77% of small- and medium-sized businesses think that they are secure yet 83% of those businesses have [...]

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Netragard’s Badge of Honor (Thank you McAfee)

By |2020-03-31T10:29:21-04:00November 15th, 2011|

Here at Netragard We Protect You From People Like Us™ and we mean it.  We don’t just run automated scans, massage the output, and draft you a report that makes you feel good.  That's what many companies do.  Instead, we "hack" you with a methodology that [...]

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Quality Penetration Testing by Netragard

By |2020-03-31T10:30:04-04:00February 22nd, 2011|

The purpose of Penetration Testing is to identify the presence of points where an external entity can make its way into or through a protected entity. Penetration Testing is not unique to IT security and is used across a wide variety of different industries.  For example, [...]

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Netragard Challenges your PCI Compliance

By |2020-03-31T10:30:12-04:00January 25th, 2011|

The purpose of legitimate Network Penetration Testing is to positively identify risks in a targeted IT Infrastructure before those risks are identified and exploited by malicious hackers. This enables the IT managers to remediate against those risks before they become an issue. To accomplish this the [...]

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Netragard’s thoughts on Pentesting IPv6 vs IPv4

By |2020-03-31T10:30:26-04:00January 14th, 2011|

We’ve heard a bit of “noise” about how IPv6 may impact network penetration testing and how networks may or may not be more secure because of IPv6.  Lets be clear, anyone telling you that IPv6 makes penetration testing harder doesn’t understand the first thing about real [...]

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