A Guide to Ethical Hacking

The term “hacking” has a negative connotation for most, but the right kind of hacking can actually protect you. Here’s how.

Today I’m going to talk a little bit about ethical hacking to clear up some common misconceptions and share what the future holds within this industry.

Over the last two years, we’ve really focused on building up the side of our business where we go out and work with our clients and other organizations to do ethical hacking, or “white hacking,” a form of hacking that aims to shore up any vulnerabilities instead of trying to take advantage of someone.

Here’s an outline of the discussion, with timestamps so that you can skip ahead to the section(s) that interest you the most:

1:30- The two types of hacking

2:45- How we provide solutions to organizations through white hacking

3:57- Three alternative software products that you can install on your servers to prevent hacking

4:35- Why cloud computing increases the risk of being hacked and underscores the importance of having local data security

6:25- An increasingly common practice from black hackers to watch out for

7:10- Wrapping things up

If you have further questions about what I discussed in today’s video or anything else related to your IT security, don’t hesitate to reach out and give me a call or send me an email.