Automated penetration testing tools

Our clients often ask whether they should go for automated or manual penetration testing. The ideal recommendation is to follow a mixed approach. Absolute reliance on either of the methods can have a fair share of disadvantages. For example, manual penetration testing is time-consuming, and your team will not be utilizing the benefits of automated … Continued

PCI DSS ASV scanning explained for dummies

Organizations across the globe are increasingly adopting PCI DSS to demonstrate that they securely store payment card data. Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is a set of technical and operational requirements laid down by the PCI SSC (PCI Security Standard Council). Over the years, PCI DSS has become a reasonably expected compliance … Continued

Firewall penetration testing explained

Firewalls form the first line of defense in your organization’s IT infrastructure. As a result, the attackers are most likely to scan and exploit existing vulnerabilities. A firewall can be either software or hardware. It continuously inspects your organization’s incoming and outgoing traffic. Generally, firewalls have predetermined rules and policies to either grant or deny … Continued

Web Application Penetration Testing Checklist 

Most of the web applications are public-facing websites of businesses, and they are a lucrative target for attackers. Hence, it becomes imperative for companies to ensure that their web applications are adequately protected and are not prone to cyber-attacks. Our penetration testing experts have compiled a checklist to be utilized while performing a penetration test for … Continued

How to Use CodeWarrior for SAST – Step-by-step Guide

CodeWarrior is a SAST tool supporting multiple languages such as C, C#, PHP, Java, Ruby, ASP, and JavaScript for a variety of security vulnerabilities. This tool is available for Linux OX, BSD, and MacOS systems. You do not need to install it on a machine, simply compiling it using “make” is sufficient to run this tool after the downloading … Continued

Benefits of DAST Testing for Application Security

Running some random static tests on the code is the first step to detect different vulnerabilities that can put the security of the code at risk. Still, once the web application is deployed, it will be exposed to some new category of possible attacks, such as code injection vulnerabilities or broken authentication flaws. This is where Dynamic … Continued