Open source library dependencies

Check dependencies on open source libraries!

With a high number of dependencies on open source libraries, unwanted problems can occur. As a recent incident shows, these do not have to be of technical origin, but can have human motives. The open-source faker.js and colors.js libraries were intentionally tampered with by Marak Squires, the developer. Developers who … continue reading

Budget in IT security!

Every company has a budget that is dedicated to IT. Consequently, some of that should go toward maintaining the company’s cybersecurity. This can take on very different dimensions. A budget for IT security! Within a company you have different budgets for certain areas. For example, every company has a budget … continue reading

The pros and cons of clouds!

Clouds are used a lot. It is often more clever and practical to be able to access your data from anywhere. That’s why cloud services are becoming more and more relevant and are indispensable these days. However, there are also certain disadvantages that can occur when using clouds. Pros and … continue reading

Chishing – attack on business chats!

Nowadays, communication within companies increasingly takes place via business chats. External partners are also being added more and more to what are actually internal business chats, increasing the attack surface. Now we have found out that with a lot of chat tools it is possible to edit a profile in … continue reading

DNS – The phone book of the Internet!

DNS stands for Domain Name System and is one of the most important services on the World Wide Web. Since it has such a central role, it is very important that it is configured properly. Incorrect configurations can cause errors as well as serious security vulnerabilities. What exactly is DNS? … continue reading