What is penetration testing?

Using the same tools and techniques as real attackers, we provide in-depth assessments of all types of applications, networks, and infrastructure and provide remediation guidance to improve your security posture.

The Most Popular Penetration Testing Applications

Web Application Penetration Testing

In-depth assessment of your security-critical web applications. Web Application Penetration testing evaluates the security posture of an application across the development life cycle, enabling you to identify, eliminate, and prevent security risks in the applications that drive your business.

External Network Penetration Testing

A pre-arranged attack against an organization’s Internet-facing systems, networks or applications with a specified goal in mind. Typically, the goal is to gain unauthorized access to data or resources by circumventing controls that are in place.

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Our Qualifications

Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers

CREST Approved companies and their CREST Certified staff, with proven technical capabilities and a commitment to integrity and high-quality service, are the natural choice in information security testing providers.

Offensive Security Certified Expert

OSCE is the most challenging penetration testing certification in the industry. It proves a practical understanding of advanced penetration testing skills: the ability to identify hard-to-find vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in various operating systems.

Other Types of penetration testing

INTERNAL NETWORK PENETRATION TESTING

Not be confused with a simple network vulnerability scan, a good penetration test involves scanning, manual testing and exploitation. Our skilled testers often chain exploits together to achieve specific goals, such as obtaining Domain Administrator access, accessing credit card information, or targeting other “crown jewels” such as HR or Payroll system or PII information.

Social Engineering Assessment

People are often the weakest link in security. As a result of busy workdays coupled with improper training, people can often be manipulated into providing access or giving away sensitive information. Including social engineering as part of any significant penetration test can provide insight into the real threats posed.

WEB SERVICES / API PENETRATION TESTING

Web services or APIs allows applications to expose programmatic interfaces that can be used by other integrated applications. The web services are often hosted on an internal network, but with the increasing popularity of mobile or web applications, many web services are being exposed to the Internet. These factors combine to mean that an increasing number of threats are targeting such interfaces, meaning they should be included in any vulnerability analysis.

MOBILE APPLICATION PENETRATION TESTING

Mobile applications are universal and are often used to access sensitive information and functionality. These mobile applications can present serious security exposures, including insecure storage and transmission of sensitive information and/or sensitive client-side business logic, and mobile platform-specific vulnerabilities on hand-held devices.

WIRELESS SECURITY PENETRATION TESTING

Wireless networks are an extension of your organization's infrastructure perimeter and should be tested thoroughly. While their use eases the job of networking and connecting computers, it is also easy for a malicious perpetrator to get into the network over wireless infrastructure.

PHYSICAL SECURITY PENETRATION TESTING

Provide a clear picture of what a skilled and determined perpetrator could accomplish when attempting to breach your organisation’s physical security along with practical advice on how to improve your physical security posture. Physical penetration testing is often bundled with network penetration testing to provide a holistic view of your overall security posture.

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What Does a Good Penetration Test Look Like?

There are lots of reasons companies require a Penetration Test.

Whatever the reason, it is important to make sure you choose your Penetration Testing provider carefully to ensure you achieve what’s intended.

As a leading Australian Penetration Testing organisation, we discuss the 5 top areas to focus on in our Ultimate Penetration Testing Checklist.

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Stats On Penetration Testing

2.1

million dollars in penalties

From the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) in the event of a data breach.

1

in 4 Australian businesses were the victims

Of some sort of malicious or cyber criminal attack last year.

56

% of private sector incidents

Reported to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) were a result of a compromised system.

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Security Cleared Professional

A security clearance is a status granted to individuals allowing them access to classified information and resources after completion of a series of thorough background checks.

InfoSec Registered Assessors Program

IRAP provides the framework to endorse individuals from the private and public sectors to provide cyber security assessment services to Australian governments.

Information Security Management System

ISO 27001 certification demonstrates that you have identified the risks, assessed the implications and put in place systemised controls to limit any damage to the organisation.

Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessor

Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) companies are independent security organizations that have been qualified by the PCI Security Standards Council to validate an entity’s adherence to PCI DSS.

Three Pitfalls of an Inadequate Penetration Test

Penetration testing is an increasingly common activity designed to identify and understand risk.

 

Unfortunately, there is a wide spectrum of what activities are performed and the overall objectives. This can lead to a number of pitfalls.

The growth in demand for cyber security services has meant attracting many new providers into the industry. This rapid response has meant the quality of providers is not always what they should be.

Demand is hot and as long as a complicated technical output is produced, business is booming. Penetration testing is complicated and inferior providers can use this complexity to mask what may be a completely inadequate test.

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Take a look at our Sample Report Summary

At the conclusion of every penetration test, you will receive a detailed report and analysis of all identified risks and vulnerabilities.

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