Featured CLIMBER:
Savannah Lazzara

Employees at A-LIGN take many different paths throughout their journey – that’s why we sat down with Savannah Lazzara to talk about her journey from being an intern to a full-time Penetration Testing Staff Consultant at A-LIGN. Continue reading “Featured CLIMBER:
Savannah Lazzara”

Secure Your Network: Learning from Capital One

A 33-year-old woman recently accessed Capital One’s customer data and shared that data on a popular code-sharing website. As data breaches continue to happen almost daily, your organization should understand how breaches occur and proactively prevent unauthorized access to your user’s data. Continue reading “Secure Your Network: Learning from Capital One”

CLIMBERS Innovate Constantly at Girl Scouts Camp CEO STEM

The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) hosted a Camp CEO STEM weekend at Florida Polytechnic University for girls in high school interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering, and math. Continue reading “CLIMBERS Innovate Constantly at Girl Scouts Camp CEO STEM”

Don’t Get Reeled In: How to Prevent Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are a serious threat to an organization, and they’re increasing in scope, complexity and number – but that doesn’t mean you’re helpless to defend yourself. In fact, it’s easier than ever to proactively protect your organization from threats by following some simple tips.

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Featured CLIMBER:
Jonathan Lopatofsky

Featured Climber: Jonathan Lopatofsky A-LIGN

In honor of October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we sat down with penetration tester Jonathan Lopatofsky to discuss what brought him to A-LIGN and why he thinks cybersecurity is important. Continue reading “Featured CLIMBER:
Jonathan Lopatofsky”

Hack Harder™: Going Beyond Highs, Mediums and Lows

Penetration tests have always been confused with vulnerability scans, but even penetration tests vary greatly, and it can be difficult for an organization to determine whether they’re getting a quality test. Poor penetration tests are often the result of focusing on systems and vulnerabilities instead of the target organization. Continue reading “Hack Harder™: Going Beyond Highs, Mediums and Lows”

Test the Security of Your Information Systems: A Penetration Testing Case Study

One of the best ways to test your information security posture is to simulate realistic attacks through a penetration test. Penetration testing is designed to test the information security of the technologies and systems in place at your organization, identifying vulnerabilities that can lead to a data breach or security incident. Continue reading “Test the Security of Your Information Systems: A Penetration Testing Case Study”

PCI DSS v3.2 and the Penetration Testing Requirements for Service Providers

In April 2016, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) released PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2.  With the updates came clarification to requirements, additional guidance, and the additional seven new requirements. Continue reading “PCI DSS v3.2 and the Penetration Testing Requirements for Service Providers”