How Blockchain helps protect your data from hackers

  There is a great deal of noise around right now in the IT world regarding Data Science and Big Data. Many new job roles are being created in Data Science related roles including in the field of Information and IT Security.   Within all this there is a newly emergent data encryption techn[...]

Why do we need penetration testing?

Website Penetration testing basically describes the technical process of attempting to gain access to IT resources without knowing usernames and passwords, or other access routes, it covers testing of all these gateways to your precious data! Bear in mind that any hacker’s ultimate objective is ga[...]

Kali Tools Tutorials For Web App Testing

Learn how to use the tools available on Kali Linux when performing advanced web application assessments. Official version available on Kali Linux website. 1) apache-users Package Description This Perl script will enumerate the usernames on any system that uses Apache with the UserDir module. apac[...]

Cyber Attack Statistics

Ever wanted to know where cyber attacks are coming from when they hit your business? Take a look at Tripwire’s awesome infographic which has a nice breakdown of the most common origins of cyber attacks.   [...]


How to strengthen your Joomla site’s security

Thanks to its ease-of-use and extensibility, Joomla is used all over the world to power websites of all shapes and sizes. Best of all, this award-winning CMS (Content Management System) is an open-source solution, which means it’s freely available to everyone. Great news for web developers that li[...]

The rise of WordPress, now more secure with Security plug-ins?

Popular website development platform WordPress is now used in over 25% of all of the world’s websites! This is an amazing feat for an open-source platform that was only born on May 27th 2003, the blink of an eye in web technology circles! It has now surpassed other favoured development platforms s[...]

WordPress Security and Plug-ins detailed review

WordPress has become the world’s most popular website platform for blogs and generic websites. This is partly due to its flexibility and ease of use but one thing that often gets overlooked with new WordPress sites is security! Don’t leave securing your new WordPress website until the hackers co[...]

How to Improve WordPress Security

Here we have a great looking and useful infographic from a blogging infographics website called Your Escape From 9 to 5 that is packed with information to help you with WordPress security. The infographic is broken down into sections including how do WordPress blogs get hacked, statistics, how to pr[...]

Making Drupal secure with modules and a security audit

    Drupal is one of the world’s most popular open-source content management systems and is written using PHP. Drupal also has a wide community of open-source developers who contribute to modules and Drupal themes. Drupal was developed considering security and still gets regular updates [...]

DROWN SSL Vulnerability Checker

  Taken from DROWN is a serious vulnerability that affects HTTPS and other services that rely on SSL and TLS, some of the essential cryptographic protocols for Internet security. These protocols allow everyone on the Internet to browse the web, use email, shop online, and send [...]