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How to crowdsource your way to better security

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Nov 18, 2015.

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    The best defense is a good offense, as the saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in enterprise security. Finding vulnerabilities and exploits before hackers do can prevent devastating breaches, data loss, and prevent crippling hits to your operations and your reputation.

    Most enterprises use one of two approaches: manual, by which a human tests for potential weaknesses; or automated, in which a vulnerability scanner screens networks for exploit potential. But neither of these approaches is entirely effective on its own.

    Flawed solutions

    "Today's vulnerability solutions are flawed. Some are human-centric, point-in-time penetration tests, which are limited to the skillsets of individual testers and project timelines. Others are solely reliant on scanner technologies, which overwhelm today's already-strained IT organizations with duplicates, false positives, uneven quality levels and thousands of submissions that require manual review," says Mark Kuhr, CTO of cybersecurity solutions firm Synack, in a statement.

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