Tag: opinion

Review: Build a Network Application with Node video tutorial

I have been asked to review Joe Stanco’s Build a Network Application with Node video tutorial. So let’s see.

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Book review: Advanced Penetration Testing for Highly-Secured Environments

I recently obtained the Advanced Penetration Testing for Highly-Secured Environments: The Ultimate Security Guide book, so I figured I write a little summary about it as I did with the other security books that I read.

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Book review: Securing the Cloud

The cloud is everywhere. It is all over us. But everybody knows that. I have been interested in could security for quite a while, so I decided to read a book to see how it is defined from A to Z today. After reading some reviews I chose the Securing The Cloud; Cloud computer security techniques and tactics written by Vic (J.R.) Winkler.
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Keeping track of yourself

During my first pentest reports it happened a few times that I suddenly realised that I hadn’t saved some data which would have been good to include in the report. Usually this costs you only time to reproduce the problem and gather that data again, but sometimes it’s not possible. Either you are not allowed to access the target system anymore or in case of a test environment it might not be even running anymore. In this case you need to accept that your report will be worse as it could have been. To avoid these situations I tried to summarize for myself what is needed to a report and how all relevant data should be stored for a finding. Bear in mind that usually every penetration tester has their own way to keep their data so this here is just my way(or the highway..).

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