Blog / Cybersecurity

  • The Probely team will, again, organize the security capture the flag (CTF) competitions on this edition of Pixels Camp. The CTF will take place at Pixels Camp, a 3 day non-stop tech event with talks, workshops and a 48 hour programming competition, held in Lisbon, Portugal, which had over 1000 attendees last year. Pixels Camp is organized by Bright Pixel, one of our investors.
  • One more year, one more bSidesLisbon, and therefore, one more CTF to be qualified. Being part of team Probely always makes me feel like the fat kid in the school’s football team. There’s a little difference this year, Bruno Barão was not on vacation, so everything would be easier
  • The fine British Airways are facing is related to a 2018 data breach that affected thousands of customers and compromised data from over 380,000 card payments. The fine was issued due to BA’s failure to comply with GDPR rules. Preventing the breach would not have only avoided the fine (obviously), but it would’ve prevented a much more costly outcome — thousands of dissatisfied customers that lost trust in the brand.
  • In this article, we propose how to create a modern and secure TLS setup, while maintaining adequate compatibility. Additionally, we provide ready-to-use Terraform examples for a Docker-based nginx reverse proxy setup, with TLS 1.3 support, and Let’s Encrypt automatic certificate renewal, for both Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
  • The status quo in the cyber-security industry is that most small businesses can’t afford a security solution, and any attempts to become more secure are either drowned in technical jargon or in distant price-ranges. In order to change the way businesses deal with security, this status quo has to be challenged.