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Why do companies turn to white hat hackers to solve cybersecurity problems?

Friday, July 26, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sandy Thomas
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How can companies keep up with the breathless pace at which the modern threat landscape is evolving?

It’s a question that plagues cybersecurity professionals, and one that calls for increasingly creative solutions. One option that has become more popular in recent years is ‘white hat hackers’.

White hat hackers, used interchangeably with ‘ethical hackers’, are essentially hackers who use their powers for good, as opposed to the nefarious applications for which ‘black hat hackers’ are known.

Regardless of how robust a cybersecurity team a company may have, bringing in someone from the outside, who isn’t intimately familiar with a company’s system, will always be valuable as they’ll bring a fresh pair of eyes and a different technical perspective to the mix.

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