2020 was a year like no other for cyber security. The global pandemic and the resulting changes to working practices created even greater security pressures for organisations.
At the start of the New Year, we look back at the Redscan blog posts that proved to be the most popular in 2020.
1. A remote working security checklist
With the seismic shifts brought about the coronavirus crisis, our checklist provides an overview of the key remote working-specific security risks organisations should be aware of.Read more
2. Zerologon: 2020’s most underestimated vulnerability?
This blog post highlights how the Zerologon vulnerability continues to be as dangerous as it is underestimated – and it still poses a serious security threat. The article outlines the discussion around the vulnerability at Redscan’s most recent Ethical Hacking Roundtable event which explored critical vulnerabilities in 2020.Read more
3. Redscan reveals COVID-19 Google search trends
Google search trends reveal a great deal about changing concerns and priorities. Our analysis explores the ways in which the pandemic affected online search behaviour in relation to cyber security and technology.Read more
4. Why endpoint telemetry is essential to security operations
This article by George Glass, our Head of Threat Intelligence, outlines the four main reasons endpoint telemetry is now fundamental to reducing the time taken to identify and remediate security incidents.Read more
5. Bloor research: what makes a good MDR service?
Managed Detection and Response plays a key role in enabling organisations to proactively hunt for, respond to and remediate threats. However, choosing the right provider can be challenging. This blog discusses the latest guide to MDR service providers from independent technology research and analyst house, Bloor.Read more
6. Web app pen testing: maximising value through effective scoping
While many organisations acknowledge the importance of regular security testing, many still overlook the importance of an effective scoping process. In this blog post, Jed Kafetz, Redscan’s Head of Penetration Testing, gives an insight into the specifics behind a successful scoping process.Read more
7. Cloud security series
2020 saw an unprecedented increase in remote working, making the cloud more pivotal than ever. Our three-part series outlines the many risks of storing confidential data on the cloud and the actions organisations should take to achieve and maintain a good cloud security posture.Read more
8. How to safeguard your ecommerce business during the pandemic
With the pandemic leading to a significant rise in online retail, the volume and complexity of security risks have grown for many businesses. In this article, we outline key cyber risks, from supply chain vulnerabilities to card skimming – and the practical steps ecommerce companies can take in response.Read more
These popularity of these blog posts reflect the complex challenges organisations will continue to face in the new year. Keep visiting our cyber security blog for content to help you stay up to date with key security issues in 2021.