What are the differences between network and endpoint security?

This blog will discuss the primary differences between network and endpoint security. It will accomplish this by defining both topics, then highlight how they overlap and complement one another as part of a larger defense-in-depth initiative. Finally, it will offer insights into the focus of each, the underlying supporting technologies, and the key threats they […]

What should a cybersecurity roadmap contain? NetAlly’s top tips!

Cybersecurity roadmaps are essential for protecting an organization’s assets and strengthening its resilience against attacks. It is a strategy plan that provides a timeline for implementing actions and initiatives that address vulnerabilities and prepare for possible threats. This blog shares our top six tips for creating a comprehensive and effective cybersecurity roadmap. Tip 1:  Mitigating […]

Vulnerability Scanning vs. Penetration Testing

Vulnerability scanning and penetration testing are essential for strengthening an organization’s IT infrastructure against potential threats.   While both processes aim to improve security measures, the approaches and techniques vary significantly. This blog provides insights into these differences so that you can tailor and effectively deploy these processes to safeguard your organization’s IT assets. Comparing key […]

How to detect rogue devices: NetAlly explains

Detecting rogue devices on the network sounds straightforward, but it is a multifaceted problem that demands multiple layers of defense. This blog steps you through the critical aspects of rogue device detection and the tools that promise to detect them. Why rogue devices are a security concern Rogue devices that transmit, whether over the air […]

How to perform a cybersecurity vulnerability assessment

Cybersecurity vulnerability assessments are not easy, but there are steps you can take to simplify the process and improve the effectiveness of your assessment. This blog discusses the top six steps to simplify your cybersecurity vulnerability assessment. Define Clear Objectives and Scope for the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Assessment The complexity of cybersecurity vulnerability assessments depends on […]

Types of cybersecurity monitoring tools: NetAlly explains

Is there one cybersecurity monitoring tool that does everything? Cybersecurity monitoring tools play a crucial role in an organization’s information systems and operational environment. They assess the effectiveness of security controls and data privacy posture. It should also provide continuous monitoring, a practice that is essential for defending the organization against security threats, quickly responding […]

Best Practices in Wireless Access Point Security

Wireless networks are vulnerable to several high-impact cyber-attacks, including eavesdropping on confidential data, unauthorized network access, and denial of service. Enforcing best practices for wireless access point security minimizes these risks and helps ensure compliance with industry regulations. Securing a wireless network occurs at multiple network layers and on different network nodes. This blog focuses […]

How does Cyberscope use Nmap for vulnerability scanning?

Why Nmap is essential for security professionals and hackers Nmap (Network Mapper) is a network scanner that reveals technical details about a network and the devices connected to that network. It gathers these details by sending out probes on the network and analyzing the responses. Example probes are ICMP echo requests, ARP requests, and TCP […]

Checklist for lessening the risks associated with active vulnerability scanning

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Passive and active vulnerability scans allow organizations to identify weaknesses in their network. Active vulnerability scanning provides a more complete picture of network vulnerabilities but runs the risk of disrupting network operations. The challenge is to maximize your ability to detect network vulnerabilities while minimizing the risks associated with running active vulnerability scans. Best practices […]

What is WiFi security?

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Wireless networks have two distinct security challenges in comparison with wired networks. Like wired networks, essential parts of protecting wireless networks are firewalls, intrusion protection systems, and VPNs. However, this blog focuses on the security mechanisms defined to protect WiFi networks from attack. Applying security policies to WiFi traffic When a user turns on their […]