Posts Categorized: GDPR Penetration Testing

GDPR. Now The Dust Has Settled.

GDPR Basics

Remember Y2K? Panic. Confusion. Companies bombarded with hype and opinion. There are some of us old enough to remember all the warnings of doom and gloom if you were not ready. System meltdown and businesses going to the wall. The build up to GDPR was rather like Y2K. The many GDPR emails with warnings we… Read more »

GDPR Penetration Testing

“Ambersail has provided high quality penetration testing services to Exact Mortgages for some time. Testing is comprehensive and reporting is excellent. The Ambersail team are all extremely helpful and available whenever we need them - even for the simplest of advice. We continue to find Ambersail's services very useful. ” Head Of IT, Exact Mortgages... Read more »

5 Constraints To Security Innovation

“We now have a massive security industry, and hacking and data loss is a bigger issue than ever before”   The great thing about the information security field is that it constantly re-invents itself, or at least it tries to. In truth, real innovation is rare, and recyling is common. Developments in information security are… Read more »

Taming The BEAST

This is a follow-up post to our previous article on the subject. Here we offer technical assistance to those of you trying to fix the BEAST vulnerability, and offer some mitigation practices. The problem revolves around a vulnerability identified years ago in TLSv1 and SSLv3 protocol CBC mode ciphers (the stronger ciphers). This issue was fixed in… Read more »