Cyber security and vulnerability management with Pen Testing
The cyber security landscape is constantly evolving. Organizations are continually looking to develop more intelligent data-intensive solutions and cyber-attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated - making penetration testing vital in order to identify system vulnerabilities and protect your organization’s data and financial assets.
What is Penetration Testing
Penetration testing, commonly referred to as pen testing, involves a simulated real-world attack on an organization’s networks or web applications. The aim of the test is to identify infrastructure vulnerabilities and provide effective recommendations to resolve the issues and minimize the risk of cyber-attack.
A wide range of detailed pen testing services are available, including mobile, firewall, Internet of Things (IOT) and web application testing – all of which are designed to scrutinize your internal or external processes and infrastructure.
An internal penetration test aims to identify threats that originate from within an organization’s systems and firewalls, examples of which include wrongdoing or human error. Several methods can be adopted to identify internal vulnerabilities, including social engineering tests..
What are the benefits of Penetration Testing?
- Minimize risk. The ultimate goal of pen testing is to identify vulnerabilities so attacks can be prevented from taking place. Regular pen testing ensures your organization is well prepared to address increasingly complex cyber security threats.
- Protect your stakeholders. Pen testing helps protect the personal data of your stakeholders more effectively. It also shows that your business is implementing measures to prevent cyber-attacks, which builds trust between all parties and improves your reputation.
- Identify hidden vulnerabilities. Cyber-attacks exploit the weak areas of your system and are often very difficult to identify. Pen testing identifies vulnerabilities that would often remain hidden, allowing you to carry out necessary fixes in order to prevent future breaches.
An external penetration test aims to expose vulnerabilities that are accessible from the public domain. Essentially, this method mimics an external attacker that would characteristically gain access to systems through your email addresses, DNS or website.
Why Choose Nettitude for Penetration Testing?
Pen testing services are delivered by award winning cyber security specialists, Nettitude, a member of the Lloyd’s Register group.
Nettitude is a CREST accredited organization and its security Testers hold the highest technical qualifications available to provide real world, human led testing, including penetration testing from the advanced techniques of CBEST & Simulated Targeted Attack and Response (STAR).
Independent & Impartial
We maintain our independence and impartiality by proactively managing conflicts of interest across all LR businesses including those which may exist between consultancy and third-party certification services.
We will not offer consultancy services for any management system that is in the process of or has completed accredited third-party certification with LR. Further, if we are already providing consultancy services relating to a management system, we will not offer any accredited third-party assessment services.