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Whiteboard Wednesday - Pen Testing for Productivity

This week's Whiteboard Wednesday finds Chris Kirsch, our Senior Product Marketing Manager for Metasploit, explaining how productivity features within pen testing tools can save you some significant time.We here at Rapid7 obviously love open source products, but a common issue with most of them…

How to Save 140 Hours a Month on Vulnerability Management

Welcome back, Whiteboard Wednesday Fans!Were you able to check out our Whiteboard Wednesday last week? Our very own Bill Bradley discusses how you can significantly cut down on the time spent on vulnerability management every month. Specifically, he discusses the various technologies that exist…

Whiteboard Wednesday - PCI Compliance

Hello all, This week, for Whiteboard Wednesday, it's everyone's favorite Community Manager - Patrick Hellen (ie - me), breaking Today's Whiteboard Wednesday is all about PCI compliance. Watch as Ethan Goldstein, Security Engineer at Rapid7, tells you what PCI is, how to become PCI compliant,…

How Can I Protect Against Phishing? - Whiteboard Wednesdays

Phishing is on the rise as an attack vector because it's often the fastest and easiest way to penetrate a network's defenses. You're doing security awareness training, but how do your users behave when faced with a real phishinge-mail?  So how can you train…

How to Justify Your Penetration Testing Budget - Whiteboard Wednesdays

Is penetration testing a good idea to you, but your managers don't seem to get it? Don't worry, you're not alone, and there is a solution. This Whiteboard Wednesday video walks you through some steps to achieve your goal - and to get your budget…

Moving from HML (High, Medium, Low) Hell to Security Heaven – Whiteboard Wednesdays

At last check there are about 22 new vulnerabilities being published and categorized every single day (see National Vulnerability Database web site - http://nvd.nist.gov/). In total, the National Vulnerability Database now contains more than 53,000 vulnerabilities. No wonder security professionals are…

What is Penetration Testing? - Whiteboard Wednesdays

Are you wondering "What is penetration testing?" Need a quick primer on the topic? In this first video of our Whiteboard Wednesdays series, we're explaining what a penetration test is as well as some typical reasons why people conduct so-called "pen tests". l'll also introduce…