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Red Teaming vs. Pentesting

Core Pentester Saad Nasir writes about what the difference between red teaming and pentesting is based on his own experiences. Saad is a Pentester in Cobalt's Core and on the Red Team at SolarWinds.
Nov 21, 2022
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Cobalt Named Sole “Outperformer” in GigaOm’s Radar for Penetration Testing as a Service (PtaaS)

Cobalt is excited to announce that it was named the only “outperformer” in an independent research report, the GigaOm...
Nov 21, 2022
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PtaaS Roadshow Recap: Into the Hacker’s Mind

Cobalt Core members Vanessa Sauter, Derek Carlin, and Andreea Cristina Druga share insights on how to prepare for a pentest, what tools they use to stress test your assets, and the steps they take to check what vulnerabilities you’re susceptible to.
Nov 18, 2022
Est Read Time: 5 min

Common Vulnerabilities in NodeJS Applications

Node.js is an open-source and cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment. Today we are going to look at 3 different vulnerabilities by analyzing the source code of an application and how you can detect and exploit them. 
Nov 18, 2022
Est Read Time: 6 min

A pentester's guide to entrepreneurship

Shashank was Cobalt's first ever pentester. Now he is the CEO and Founder of his company CredShields, a security audit company, while still testing in the Core.
Nov 16, 2022
Est Read Time: 3 min

Get Real-Time Pentest Updates With Webhooks

Until today, to see what's happening with your pentests, you had to go to the Cobalt Platform or run a REST call...
Nov 10, 2022
Est Read Time: 3 min

Source Code Review

Are you checking your new products for vulnerabilities in all capacities? Ninad Mathpati shares what you need to be doing during your Source Code Review and what attackers look for.
Nov 9, 2022
Est Read Time: 11 min

Vulnerability Detector Improves Cobalt’s PtaaS Platform Efficiency

The Cobalt platform is designed for faster planning and remediation. We value that same level of quality and speed for...
Nov 8, 2022
Est Read Time: 2 min

Pentesting Made Simple, an Italian Hacking Community

Core Pentester Reando Veshi has started his own hacking community in Italy: Pentesting Made Simple.
Nov 3, 2022
Est Read Time: 2 min
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