Implementing Security by simulating attacks

Penetration Testing – Applications

Applications

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Applications are one of the most common entry points to company infrastructure for a hacker. Because they are most often exposed to the entire world, they become a common attack vector. One of the primary issues with applications are that they only require one bad line of code to result in a vulnerability that can cost you millions.

Attacks on your applications can result in:

  • Personal Data Leak
  • Credit Card Information Leak
  • Loss in revenue from service downtime
  • Access to internal infrastructure through pivoting

What is it?

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Penetration testing applications to find vulnerabilities and exploit them, while giving concrete remediation tactics. Attacking specified applications that you wish to secure further.

Typical types of applications to test:

  • Web Applications
  • Mobile Applications
  • Software
  • Embedded

In areas like:

  • E-Commerce
  • Online Banking applications
  • Intranets
  • Other critical business applications

How is it done?

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By using a combination of manual testing, together with automatic tools to attack the applications.

Our Approach:

  • Starting broad, ending narrow
  • Finding vulnerabilities
  • Exploiting vulnerabilities
  • Documenting the process and creating remediation strategies

Typical Attack methods:

  • Injection Attacks
  • Broken Authentication
  • Cross Site Scripting
  • Insecure Deserialization
  • Sensitive Data Exposure
  • Broken Access Control
  • Default Credentials

What do we deliver?

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A structured report detailing the found vulnerabilities and the recommended remediation strategies.  

Get in touch with our expert

Kasper Brandt, Nordic Cyber Security Lead