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Caroline Wong

Caroline Wong is an infosec community advocate who has authored two cybersecurity books including Security Metrics: A Beginner’s Guide and The PtaaS Book. When she isn’t hosting the Humans of Infosec podcast, speaking at dozens of infosec conferences each year, working on her LinkedIn Learning coursework, and of course evangelizing Pentesting as a Service for the masses or pushing for more women in tech, Caroline focuses on her role as Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt, a fully remote cybersecurity company with a mission to modernize traditional pentesting via a SaaS platform coupled with an exclusive community of vetted, highly skilled testers.

State of Pentesting 2024: The Impact of AI and LLMs on Penetration Testing

We are thrilled to present the sixth edition of our annual research report, The State of Pentesting 2024.
May 14, 2024
Est Read Time: 3 min

Requirement to Change Pentest Vendors: Fact or Fiction?

There are a number of practices in the information security field that have traditionally been followed out of good...
Sep 13, 2023
Est Read Time: 3 min

Is Cybersecurity Stressful? InfoSec Professionals Confess Their Stress at RSA

Too much work in too little time, incomplete picture of vulnerabilities, and AI disrupting the industry — here's what InfoSec professionals shared at our Confess Your Stress wall at RSA.
May 10, 2023
Est Read Time: 4 min

The State of Pentesting 2023: How Operational Changes Can Jeopardize Security

The 2023 report taps into data from over 3,100 pentests we did in 2022, and 1,000 responses from security teams in the US, the UK, and Germany.
Apr 12, 2023
Est Read Time: 3 min

Security Touchpoints in the Big Data Lifecycle

More and more teams want to access the sensitive data you're managing? Here's a guide on how to keep it secure while enabling the business to innovate.
Feb 28, 2023
Est Read Time: 9 min

Back to Basics: How to Build Resilient Blue Teams

A comprehensive guide on how security teams can keep up with organizational change.
Feb 24, 2023
Est Read Time: 11 min

When is Pentesting Most Effective?

Experience the benefits of better pentesting: Learn more about when pentesting is the most effective.
Apr 22, 2022
Est Read Time: 2 min

The State of Pentesting 2022: Technical Breakdowns of The Most Common Vulnerabilities

Each year Cobalt publishes The State of Pentesting report to explore common vulnerabilities and provide key security insights.
Apr 14, 2022
Est Read Time: 8 min

How a SaaS Startup Scaled Growth with PtaaS & SOC 2 Compliance Automation

How Neural Payments uses pentesting and SOC 2 compliance automation to set themselves up for security posture success.
Apr 13, 2022
Est Read Time: 3 min
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