In her book “Chain of Evidence” Cora Harrison described that a dead body of Garrett MacNamara, a local leader, was found on the road after a herd of cows has escaped, what was initially assumed to be a tragic case of Garrett being squashed to a pulp by livestock became more sinister when some local people claimed they saw a chain attached to the mutilated body – which has now disappeared. Who was the murderer?
One Tuesday afternoon the Business Development team head, Nora dashed to the Professional Services Team in a rush saying a corporate client asking for penetration test service. "It is a big deal but starts small with a multi-platform mobile apps and its back-end infrastructure", she said.
After going through all the paper works, the project started as usual. Soon the Professional Services Team became aware they were facing an almost insurmountable challenge.
Put the Cart before the Horse
Quite often it is tempting for security professionals rushing out to buy firewalls, intrusion protection systems even before knowing what the cybersecurity threats and online attacks they are facing.