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Penetration Testing Methodology: Emulating Realistic Attacks by a Malicious Actor

20 September 2022 at 16:38

The foundation of VerSprite’s penetration testing service is based on emulating realistic attacks by a malicious actor through the use of PASTA (Process for Attack Simulation and Threat Analysis).

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VerSprite Partners with Stellar Cyber, Cybereason, & D3 Security to Streamline and Automate Virtual SOC Services

14 September 2022 at 20:00

Virtual SOC reduces risks and enhances security and effectiveness, which translates into higher ROI while scaling the business securely. It saves companies 50-75% by dispelling startup costs, such as procuring proper tools, reducing the time it takes to become operational, and eliminating the ongoing management expenditure.

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Zero Trust – a Trendy Buzzword or a Future of Cybersecurity?

8 September 2022 at 17:24

Zero Trust security is the hot trend and a buzzword in the cybersecurity world right now. But what is behind the buzz? How exactly does Zero Trust work? In this article, we break down what Zero Trust actually is and the reality of its implementation.

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Cybersecurity and Physical Attacks Against Your Business

1 September 2022 at 21:00

How easy is it to breach your physical security controls? In this article, Versprite shares real red teaming cases where our physical security team hacked into security cameras, cloned badges, walked past guards, and exploited office cybersecurity.

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Threat Modeling Within Software Development Lifecycle

31 August 2022 at 17:10

In this blog post we will take a deeper dive into exactly how to approach integrating security into your Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC). In addition, we will delve into one available resource that provides guidance on how to get started.

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Security Awareness Training VS Social Engineering Techniques

24 August 2022 at 20:00

In this article, VerSprite's Offensive Security team highlight the blindspots standard security training create that allows social engineering attacks to be successful at all levels in an organization.

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QUALITY – INDUSTRY STANDARDS – TRUST

24 August 2022 at 15:12

At VerSprite, we are dedicated to providing quality and value to our customers and to advancing the cybersecurity industry and its resilience. That is why VerSprite is proud to be accredited by CREST since 2019 for penetration testing.

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Growth. Ingenuity. Dedication to the Future of Cybersecurity.

22 August 2022 at 19:13

VerSprite Security Consulting receives the 2021 Inc 5000 List of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This is VerSprite's second year in a row to rank on the list. This press release shares our gratitude to our employees and clients, as well as how our company culture allowed us to grow during a global crisis.

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Threat Modeling Against Supply Chain

22 August 2022 at 17:51

Standard threat modeling frameworks do not provide full coverage for supply chains as they lack in scope, concentrating on certain areas or applications and not taking into the account the full range of assets. Most of the frameworks are compliance-driven and satisfy regulations.

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Attacking Your Assumptions: How Criminal Tactics Can Save Your Organization

15 August 2022 at 16:59

In this article, VerSprite's Offensive Security team explore the difference between common security risk assessments (vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and red teaming) as we walk you through real exploits we have used to test organizations' security protocols.

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Raising the Bar in Application Security Verification

12 August 2022 at 21:27

Any organization that is looking to vet how software gets produced and validate it in terms of the security standard can now use the accreditation process and a family of accredited firms, such as VerSprite, to be able to evaluate whether or not the software passes a certain rigor of application security measures.

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PASTA Threat Modeling RACI Diagram

12 August 2022 at 19:42

RACI (Responsible – Accountable – Consulted – Informed) is a role distribution diagram used in PASTA threat modeling methodology. It helps companies adopt threat modeling, and leverage the roles within an organization and its InfoSec department. It is a clear visual to save your team time and resources.

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5 Steps to Implement an Application Threat Modeling Program

9 August 2022 at 15:21

It is a given of the current cyber landscape and threat trends that applications and software will get attacked. The question is – how well is your organization prepared to face the attack, what mitigation and remediations strategies are in place, and most importantly – is your company’s culture risk-centric with all the business key players?

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Staying Lean with Cybersecurity Efforts when Budgets are Tight

2 August 2022 at 22:21

2022 is becoming the year that is drastically changing the cybersecurity landscape. We are witnessing sweeping layoffs and budget cuts. But will it save organizations money and help get through the tough economic times, or can it only become detrimental to organizations?

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Building a Modern Effective SOC – A Realistic Undertaking in 2022?

20 July 2022 at 22:07

A SOC is the company’s guide and armor in the world of cyber security. In the ever-evolving cyber landscape, a well-functioning SOC ensures organization’s continuity and scaling. A security operations center functions are not limited to just cyber threat intelligence analysis and prevention.

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ERAs are Dead. Long Live the Organizational Threat Model!

18 July 2022 at 18:29

The OTM is a 7-stage process, inspired by the application threat modeling methodology, PASTA, that is applied at an organizational level. Much like application threat models, the intent is to have risks proven by various important contexts – business impact, likelihood, and the effectiveness of native countermeasures (or controls) that help reduce inherent risk levels.

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Ransomware Readiness – When Failing is Good

12 July 2022 at 20:26

Integrated into the cybersecurity procedures, A Red Team engagement becomes an ultimate tool in protecting your organization’s assets, developing an effective threat model, and giving your stakeholders a peace of mind to focus on scaling the business.

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Russia-Ukraine War, Cyberwarfare, and the Impact on Businesses Worldwide

29 June 2022 at 21:13

With the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, we are here to shed some light on the cyberattacks going on between Russia and Ukraine, how it is shaping the geopolitical landscapes, and the cybersecurity impact the war is having on organizations and businesses around the world.

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Why Context is King for Your Governance Program

22 June 2022 at 22:25

Security is a process. It takes time to build a strong security posture and commitment to optimize and manage it. Security governance is implemented as a means by which organizations can control the security management and direct their approach.

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