In 2013, Sophos Labs estimated that 30,000 websites were being hacked each day. In addition, Sucuri states that more than 170 million attack attempts were made on websites under its supervision in 2019.
With website penetration testing, you get a chance to identify vulnerabilities in your website before cybercriminals do. Contact us to learn more.
It is a simulated cyber attack against a website to identify exploitable vulnerabilities. In a cyber security context, website penetration testing is usually used to test and enhance a web application firewall.
There are two types of web penetration testing:
There are well-established methodologies and standards used to carry out web penetration testing; for instance, OWASP, OSSTMM, and ISSAF.
Overall, website penetration testing is commonly done in three successive steps, with the reconnaissance stage being the most critical.
When we talk of cyber security, the word that commonly comes up is Vulnerability. Vulnerability is a terminology used to identify flaws in a web application which cybercriminals can exploit. Web penetration testing discovers these flaws, allowing the owners of the system to remediate.
Here are the benefits of web penetration testing:
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identify their weaknesses through our simulated attacks and fix them to keep
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