The Cyber Rants Podcast

Bringing you cybersecurity insider tips, guidance, news, and rants!

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Episode #22 - Penetration Testing: What You Need to Know (Part 3)

This week, the guys continue their penetration testing discussion, covering the following common questions:

How often should your organization conduct a penetration test?
What's the right approach, red team penetration testing or purple team penetration testing?
What should you see in your penetration test reports?

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Episode #21 - Penetration Tests: What You Need to Know (Part 2)

This week we take a deeper dive into the types of penetration testing. The guys discuss why it's important to consider the reason behind a penetration test and some different methods of testing to consider. The team compares white box vs black box penetration test. In addition, they cover options that companies can take in their testing initiatives, along with providing best practices for companies getting their first pen test.

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Episode #20 - Penetration Tests: What You Need to Know (Part 1)

Penetration tests are vital for nearly every organization to see how secure they really can be. While the demand for them is higher than ever, it can be a bit tricky on deciding whether manual penetration testing or automated penetration testing is best for you. This week, the guys answer questions and give their own advice on how to guide yourself through the world of Penetration Tests.

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Episode #19 - Diagram Delight!

This week the guys discuss why it's vital for an organization to have a Network Architecture Diagrams, Network Configuration Diagrams, discuss best practices for building them (scotch can help), and explain why a little effort now will make your work life so much better.

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Episode 18 - Proactive vs. Reactive Cybersecurity

There is a lot of talk about "proactive cybersecurity against threats" but what does that really mean and is it better than reactive? On this week's show, the guys discuss proactive versus reactive cybersecurity considerations and where to focus.

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