Thinking like a hacker reduces security breaches

    Date01 Apr 2014
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Automated testing has its place in detecting IT security weaknesses but it cannot replace manual testing. The most effective means to protect data is a combination of manual testing and automated scans. The rising use of ethical hackers and penetration testers by high-profile companies such as Facebook and Microsoft underscores the importance of manual testing to accurately diagnose vulnerabilities.
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