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Penetration Application Testing: Safeguard Your Digital Assets

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What is penetration application testing?

Penetration application testing is when an authorised user will carry out simulated attacks on an application. The user will be using the same tools and processes that attackers will use, determining whether your website can withstand these attacks and if any information is able to be breached.

By conducting a penetration test you will:

  • Identify security flaws – by mimicking potential threats, penetration testing helps uncover vulnerabilities and weaknesses within an application.
  • Test against your systems Availability and Reliability – It evaluates how well your application can withstand attacks and ensure its continued availability and reliability.
  • Determine if your security controls are robust – Penetration testing assesses the robustness of your security controls, helping you determine if they are effective in safeguarding your application.
  • Ensure data is protected – It verifies whether sensitive data is adequately protected from unauthorised access or breaches.
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Why does your business need penetration testing?

Just as you wouldn’t sell products without ensuring quality control, building and hosting your systems without addressing vulnerabilities is a risky endeavour. When managing your business you want to make sure that these systems meet security regulations and standards to protect your systems and business information.

Completing penetration testing will help you in the following:

  • Risk identification – Penetration testing helps identify potential security risks before malicious actors can exploit them.
  • Reduce errors – It assists in reducing errors and security flaws in your application, leading to a more stable and secure environment.
  • Upkeep your company’s reputation – A security breach can tarnish your company’s reputation. Penetration testing helps maintain customer trust by ensuring the security of their data.
  • Examine processes – security policy – It enables you to scrutinise your security policies and procedures, ensuring they align with industry standards and regulations.
  • Help protect against legislation such as maintaining GDPR – Meeting security regulations, such as GDPR, is crucial. Penetration testing helps you stay compliant while building trust with customers and partners.
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Our experience in penetration testing for our client

Our team utilises industry-standard tools to investigate vulnerabilities and weaknesses.

We have conducted application testing for numerous clients, uncovering hidden vulnerabilities within codebases, plugins, and systems. Our expert team swiftly remediates these issues and conducts thorough testing to ensure they can’t be abused.

After completing the penetration testing, we provide detailed reports. These reports outline any underlying issues and vulnerabilities, both in the base Operating System your application is hosted on and within the application itself.

What sort of testing do we offer? / How to contact us regarding penetration testing

Whether you need a one-time assessment or ongoing security monitoring we offer our clients penetration testing where we can assess vulnerabilities to ensure your digital properties are secure. By filling out the form below, we will contact you with the information you need to kickstart your journey towards improved cybersecurity. Wondering about the types of testing we offer or how to contact us regarding penetration testing? Find out more below!

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