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Engage Your Team in Security with a Remote Hackathon During the Pandemic
Keeping up morale and productivity in times of crisis is paramount to any business, but at the end of the day we’re all in this together. Here are some tips to host your own remote hackathon.

We can no longer deny it, the world is a different place to what it was just a couple of weeks ago. Depending on your location, workplaces have had to adjust their employees' working environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some...

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How to Retain Cybersecurity During the Coronavirus Pandemic
In these uncertain times it’s as important as ever to protect our corporate and personal data. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

Unfortunately when any kind of crisis hits, it becomes a prime time for criminals to take advantage of the situation when we’re all at our most vulnerable. With the entire world preoccupied with the coronavirus pandemic and what that means...

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Prevention is key: Advice from a former police officer turned security engineer
Despite the obvious differences between being a police officer and security engineer, the mindset when doing the job and importance of preventative measures are similar.

We’re lucky enough to share an office with our sister company, Syndis, and get access to their experience and expertise in the security industry. Their team lead/security engineer, Bergsteinn, used to be a police officer here in Iceland...

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Why learning to think offensively is key to writing secure code
With cybercrime on the rise and data privacy regulations increasing, it's crucial that developers write secure code and that organizations take the initiative to train them regularly and effectively.

Cybercrime is an ever-increasing issue in contemporary society as we become more and more reliant on technology, not only to run our every-day lives, but to store our personal and private information. Almost every aspect of our lives...

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3 Dangers of Learning by Pentest Report Alone
Penetration testing is an important part of the Software Development Lifecycle, but it's important to learn how to improve in many ways.

Penetration tests are a critical part of any organization’s security program. There’s no doubt that you should always be evaluating the state of the security of the organization on a regular basis. After all, if you (or a contracted third...

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It’s a Wrap: Adversary’s Highlights from 2019
2019 was an exciting year here at Adversary and we'd love to share with you our highlights.

The end of 2019 marks the end of a decade. Although Adversary hasn’t been around for anywhere close to a decade, sometimes it feels like it with all that we’ve accomplished in our very short history. Our story started in 2014 when our...