As IT applications, operating systems, devices and networks become more pervasive, so too do threats and vulnerabilities. For instance, as companies open their networks to outside parties such as customers, partners and suppliers, the traditional boundaries that separated trusted users from unwelcomed intruders are becoming more difficult to define and manage. One way to assess these security threats is through penetration testing tools.
A penetration test, also known as a pen test, is a simulated attack against your application or system to check for exploitable vulnerabilities. This process determines how effectively an application, system, device, network, procedure or person meets specific security objectives. Penetration testing is invaluable because it mimics real-world attacks to identify methods for circumventing the security features of an application, system or network.
Penetration testing is useful for determining:
We recommend fulfilling a penetration test if:
Once your cyber environment has been modified, the threats on your cyber security will also be changed, which may result in the ineffectiveness of your original security strategies. Don’t hesitate to take a cyber penetration testing (cyber security penetration testing) to minimize the risks to your website and digital infrastructure.
WCG’s Penetration Testing Service is an application of network security assessment offered to government agencies and private organizations who want to evaluate any threats and vulnerabilities to their application and network environment. WCG assist you with a penetration testing by following steps below:
Pre-engagement Interactions: Our risk management team will begin the client engagement with a kickoff meeting to learn more about the client’s needs, considerations, business goals, and any other crucial information.
Information Gathering: Prior to any active assessment activity against a client, our security experts will gather all necessary information to perform a thorough assessment. Depending on the type of assessment, multiple information-gathering approaches may be taken, e.g. internal data gathering.
Threat Modeling: The objective of the threat modeling exercise is to understand the impact of technical network-related threats to the business. This high-level exercise is not as complete and thorough as a Comprehensive Security Assessment , but the resulting threat profile will help us ensure that the technical testing considers threats that may have a high impact on business operations.
Vulnerability Assessment: During the Vulnerability Assessment , we will evaluate any threats and vulnerabilities to an organization’s information systems and environment. WCG assesses the resiliency of networks and devices that protect, process, store and transmit information. We also identify security issues that might compromise information, systems or devices.
Simulation: During this phase, we will perform the actual penetration test to simulate cyber attack against your computer system to check for exploitable vulnerabilities.
Reporting: WCG provides proof of concepts and deployment recommendations for mitigating identified risks. A detailed penetration testing report will be prepared by our security experts and delivered to the client.
Our team has unparalleled experience aiding governments and businesses around the world in defending themselves against cybercrime, reducing risks, complying with regulations, and transforming their IT, security operations & infrastructure.
WCG has hands-on IT experts who have extensive knowledge and experience helping businesses.
We provide simple, straightforward pricing with no hidden agenda, miscellaneous charges, or add-on fees.
Our personable, dedicated staff to answer any questions you have at any time throughout the process.
WCG has an exceptional reputation and track record for numerous services.
We develop and customize an approach that suits your immediate requirements and future goals. To achieve this, WCG will provide pragmatic insights and balanced views on how to prioritize any associated actions.
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