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A Brief on Bug Bounty Programs & Tools

Living in the era of Information technology one can ensure that security is the biggest concern for small, medium and large businesses. On a yearly basis companies invest a large amount of money on bounty programs which they refer to as Bug Bounty programs. This is where they give researchers, influencers and hackers an opportunity to hack/test against their systems to find out if there are bugs as well as vulnerabilities. A bug bounty program is a deal offered by these tech companies by which some can be rewarded for finding such issues. These programs allow the developers to discover and resolve these issues before the general public is aware of them, strengthen their product security and prevent incidents of widespread abuse. Value of Bug Bounty Programs Nowadays many firms are classify...

The Intel Core i9 9900K (New Coffee Lake)

Everyone knows that the battle of technology is at it’s peak, the big giants are constantly coming up with new ideas, versatile theories and innovations almost every day. In early 2018 the challenge for Intel was that AMD was capturing the market of users with their gaming processors, boards and machines.  With the attempts to stay on-top Intel started creating campaigns, public awareness surveys and webinars to engage the community and in turn users started to eagerly await for Intel to launch something majestic and prestigious.  And on October 1st, Intel pulled off two unprecedented moves bringing the Core i9 branding to the mainstream enthusiast Z-series platform and revealing the first 8-core CPU for a mainstream machine – Intel Core i9 9900K.  Intel expected this to be the...

A Look into 5 Essential Best Practices while Using Azure Cloud

Security is among one of the focus areas of Azure’s service offerings. Azure gets its security advantages from a mix of global security intelligence, secure and hardened infrastructure and state of the art customer centric controls. This combination of features ensures that the user’s applications and data are well protected and aptly supports any compliance efforts. A critical aspect for organizations is that it is cost-effective security designed for businesses irrespective of size. Below, we go over 5 of the security-related best practices to follow when storing data on Azure. Improve Security using Azure Identity Management Single Sign-On (SSO) Single sign-on (SSO) is a property of access control of multiple related, yet independent, software systems. This allows the user to authentica...

Selenium

Selenium is an open source tool which is used to execute test scripts on web applications. It supports various programming languages such as Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript, and Ruby and supports various operating systems for execution like Windows, Linux, MacOS, etc.  Also being a cross-platform most top companies prefer it rather than using Quick Test Professional (QTP) and CodedUI, which are both licensed versions. Each browser has its own driver for executing the test scripts; for executing Selenium scripts on Chrome, we have Chromedrivers. For IE, we have Internet Explorer drivers. For Safari, we have Safari drivers. For Opera, we have Opera drivers. But only Internet Explorer (IE) and Google Chrome support both the 32bit and 64bit versions. Check out our list of 100 Best Free SEO Tools &am...

Dig Deeper Into Kali Linux

The creators of BackTrack have released a new, advanced penetration testing Linux distribution named Kali Linux. BackTrack 5 was the last major version of the BackTrack distribution. The creators of BackTrack decided that to move forward with the challenges of cyber security and modern testing a new foundation was needed. Kali Linux was born and released March 13th 2013. Kali Linux is based on Debian and an FHS-Compliant file system. Kali Linux is preinstalled with over 600 penetration-testing programs, including nmap (a port scanner), Wireshark (a packet analyzer), John the Ripper (a password cracker), Aircrack-ng (a software suite for penetration-testing wireless LANs), Burp suite andOWASP ZAP (both web application security scanners). Kali Linux can run natively when installed on a compu...

Ten ways cloud computing can benefit your business

Introduction These days, businesses have to stay competitive. Various technological tools are making businesses reach more people than ever before. Industrial giants are not spared either as disruptions can happen all from someone with less resources in another part of the world. Innovation is the order of the day if you want to stay relevant as a business. One technology that has brought about a level playing field in the business world is cloud computing. Many businesses are aware of this and have been readily adopting it. Forbes has predicted that in 2018 over 80% of budgets of IT firms will be committed to cloud services. Also, about 73% of businesses are planning on moving to cloud data centres over the next two years. What we can take away from these statistics is that cloud computin...

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