IoT security is a growing concern when developing connected devices and bringing them to market. However, there is presently a lack of clarity about the different regulations and requirements to respect, as many actors are working simultaneously on certifications, laws and/or standards. To help you figure this out, we’re presenting you very briefly some of the main legal requirements and standards currently in force that apply to consumer IoT devices.
Web and mobile applications are at the core of most companies’ activities. Whether you’ve already deployed them or that they are still under development, some misconceptions about their security are still present, even though it is a crucial topic to conduct your business in good conditions.
Here are the 9 preconceived ideas that we most often encountered.
During a security audit, 3 approaches are possible. They reflect different levels of information and access given to pentesters.
The choice of the approach for a penetration testing depends on your objectives: how deep do you want the tests to be? And would you like to test the external or internal threat?
WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Shopify and many more, offer real possibilities for creating sites that are both ergonomic and efficient. However, a negative image is still associated with CMS websites: they would be insecure and easy targets for malicious hackers.
What are the risks of cyberattacks on these sites? What specific elements of CMS are to be monitored?
If you are in charge of a CMS platform, this article will help you to identify the main risks and will provide you with points of vigilance to reinforce the level of security.
Do you know why phishing is so dangerous?
Because it combines IT skills with knowledge of human psychology. In fact, a phishing email relies on human psychological drivers to first get the opening of the email and to then push to click.
Technical skills are of course necessary to increase the likelihood of clicks, e.g. to spoof a legitimate sender, to create an interface clone, to forward to malicious domains, etc.
But today, we will look into the psychological drivers that drive action during phishing. We have taken 8 commonly used drivers and associated them with different subjects that can be used as pretexts for phishing.
Defining the scope of a penetration test is a delicate step. What will be the target of the pentest? More precisely, which functional and technical aspects should be tested in priority? Moreover, how deep and how often should a pentest be recommended?
Pancake is an online invoicing, project management, time tracking and proposal software. A shared hardcoded secret used to sign the session cookie allowed us to forge a valid session cookie for any account for all Pancake applications before 4.13.29.
An XXE (XML External Entities) is a vulnerability ranked in the Top 10 OWASP and affecting programs interpreting XML.
Its main characteristic is the ability to read files on the target server. It can thus endanger it, for example, by accessing a configuration file containing passwords, by copying database files or by retrieving the source code of an application.
Digital has become central for the health sector. It applies to all activities, from patient admissions to prescription management to monitoring the physical environment. In this context, cybersecurity risks have also become widespread. Conducting a security audit enables to concretely assess risks for each institution or company of the health sector.
Here is an overview of the cybersecurity challenges that we frequently encounter and that can be points of attention during a pentest. While data protection is a major issue, other risks related to hardware and IT infrastructure are also recurring points of concern.
The WebSocket protocol is a protocol of the application layer of the OSI model, which enables to communicate in full duplex (a communication canal where the information can circulate simultaneously in both directions) between a client (a browser) and a web server. In two words, it allows to create real-time web applications, like instant messaging chat.