MCH2022 Curated content

OpenKAT: Looking at security with cat eyes

Abacus 🧮
Brenno de Winter
During crises – like COVID19 – software is made under immense pressure in a volatile environment. Security should focus on anything that makes one vulnerable. OpenKAT does this with real forensic proof, with the right context and useful in real life.
The COVID19-crisis forced to build dozens of software solutions rapidly with too few people under immense pressure. Meanwhile the threat level as well as the stakes are high. Failure is not an option yet guaranteed. You can no longer afford vague questions like are we secure? You need to find what makes you vulnerabilities before that hit you as well as soon as they hit you. With dozens COVID-testing organizations to monitor, three countries to help, 17 projects to help come to life and to guard during operation security is an impossible job with the tools and people available. The options are simple: drown or find a trick to survive.The COVID19-crisis forced to build dozens of software solutions rapidly with too few people under immense pressure. Meanwhile the threat level as well as the stakes are high. Failure is not an option yet guaranteed. You can no longer afford vague questions like are we secure? You need to find what makes you vulnerabilities before that hit you as well as soon as they hit you. With dozens COVID-testing organizations to monitor, three countries to help, 17 projects to help come to life and to guard during operation security is an impossible job with the tools and people available. The options are simple: drown or find a trick to survive. The OpenKAT-project was started to fill in that gap to take a radical different approach on security while not discarding what we have already. KAT (cat in Dutch) delivers information on vulnerabilities in a forensic accurate manners, monitors environments and more over proves how things change over time. The OpenKAT-project was started to fill in that gap to take a radical different approach on security while not discarding what we have already. Just like a cat you see more while looking at the same information just by interpreting it differently. KAT (cat in Dutch) delivers information on vulnerabilities in a forensic accurate manners, monitors environments and more over proves how things change over time.

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