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Oh, Behave! Who Made It to Rapid7 Labs' Naughty List(s) in 2019?

The Labs team thought it might be fun to give folks a glimpse into who made it to some of our naughtiest lists in 2019 based on insights gleaned through our research projects.…

Memorable Metasploit Moments of 2019

Here’s a smattering of the year’s Metasploit Framework highlights from 2019. As ever, we’re grateful to and for the community that keeps us going strong.…

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With 2019 almost wrapped up, we’ve been left wondering where the time went! It’s been a busy year for Metasploit, and we’re going out on a reptile-themed note this wrap-up... Python gets compatible With the clock quickly ticking down on Python 2…

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Building a Daily Threat Simulation Tool with Todd Beebe

In our latest episode of Security Nation, we sat down to talk with Todd Beebe about the automated threat simulation system that he built for his current employer.…

Automating Application Security Testing Within Your Atlassian Bamboo Pipelines

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