Vulnerability testing has become more important than ever in this day and age. Also known as vulnerability assessment, this process is used to identify and measure the severity of loopholes in the infrastructure. These assessments often involve the use of various testing tools, such as network and web security scanners, which help to uncover weaknesses in a system.
At Vaultes, we offer comprehensive vulnerability testing services designed to alert your business of pre-existing flaws in your system or code and where these flaws are located. With this information, businesses can take the necessary steps to protect their company from certain security risks.
Security Testing Methodology
To properly test for potential vulnerabilities and detect any loopholes, vulnerability testing follows a few key steps:
First, we will work with your business to determine your assessment objectives and scope. We will also review any rules of engagement. This is the planning portion of the process that identifies information and resources needed.
2. Collect Information
The next step involves collecting relevant information about the application and its infrastructure. This may include privilege requirements, business logic and other information that may help during the testing phase.
3. Discover Vulnerabilities
Next, we will work to discover existing vulnerabilities in your system. This may be achieved by using both automated and manual processes. If complex issues are discovered, we may also suggest manual penetration testing.
Finally, we will develop a comprehensive report that contains a detailed analysis on the discovered vulnerabilities, as well as recommendations on how to mitigate these risks. Using this information, your business can start to strengthen your security efforts.
Importance of Vulnerability Testing
If your business uses any type of computer or data system, chances are you already follow secure development practices. Unfortunately, many development teams make the mistake of neglecting application updates that arise frequently, leaving your system vulnerable to security threats. When you forgo vulnerability testing, your business could face a number of consequences.
Security Breach & Data Theft Prevention
Customer loss is a major risk that businesses often face when they lack proper testing processes. From security breaches to data theft, these types of situations can get your business bad press which will turn away customers due to a lack of trust in your company. All it takes is one hacker to steal an important file and your business could be forced to close for good.
Financial & Legal Protection
Without vulnerability testing, your business also faces possible financial damage. When data breaches and similar security events occur, you put your company at high risk for lawsuits. These lawsuits can result in multi-million-dollar settlements that could cripple your business. By preventing these security risks in the first place, you could eliminate these financial repercussions.
Request A Vulnerability Test Today
Increase your company’s security level and reveal flaws that may be present in your business applications, networks or systems. Our team is equipped with many years of experience and are here to identify possible threats your company may be facing. For more information about our vulnerability testing services or to schedule a consultation, contact Vaultes online or by phone at 202.816.6658 today.