Network Segmentation and Host Isolation

Network segmentation is when you separate different network devices (PCs, printers and other network-enabled devices) from one large local area network (LAN). The separated groups are called Virtual LANs or VLANs. This is so different groups of systems cannot interact with others, this can stop malicious users or malware spreading throughout the network without restrictions. […]

Penetration Tests vs. Vulnerability Assessments

When shopping for security for your networks, several web application terms get thrown around. Due to this, non-technical people such as CEO’s and management may not understand these terms and may make the wrong purchase. When thinking about your digital security, you may think that by having an anti-virus system, a top-end firewall or even […]

5 Common Reasons for Failing a PCI-DSS Penetration Test

When getting PCI compliant, organisations are required to have a penetration test performed annually or after any significant changes to systems. Having extensive experience in performing these tests Samurai has, over the years, seen many reasons why organisations fail which has led us to create this blog post. We hope that by reading this, common […]