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What Hackers Give Thanks For

Since it’s Thanksgiving, WhiteHat wondered, what are hackers giving thanks for? The simplest answers are Google, gigabit internet speeds, and an endless supply of caffeine. But the number one thing that hackers are overwhelmingly grateful for is DATA, especially passwords stored in plain or cleartext.

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Part I: Why is America’s Voting System Security Broken?

Election Day 2018 is fast approaching, and when Americans head to the polls, will their votes be secured? That’s the burning question on the minds of many security experts. As important as these midterms maybe, the security and integrity of our American voting systems should also be at the forefront of the conversation.

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WhiteHat Security Coder Profile: Abishek Ramasubramanian

Earlier this month, we celebrated National Coding Week. To mark the occasion, we caught up with Abishek Ramasubramanian, one of our coders. He told us about his career path, gave us an insight into a working day as a WhiteHat Security software engineer and offered some practical advice for anyone thinking of becoming a coder.

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Crash Course Series #1 – Additional Q&A

Thanks to everyone who attended the first Crash Course Series webinar. As we ran out of time before answering all of the questions at the end (and thank you all for so much participation!), I thought I’d pull the unanswered and reply to them here in longer form than the time allotted.