Know more about the penetration test service provided by EXA Host
A penetration testing service helps you test security level of your website to discover its vulnerabilities .
The main idea is to find out how easy or difficult it is for someone to hack your website’s security control or get unauthorized access to your organization’s information .
cyber security team in EXA Host is using moderns ways used by hackers to in order to discover the vulnerabilities in your website .
And then prepare a detailed report explaining the method that enabled you to access this information and suggest appropriate solutions .
Purpose of this test :
- Protect your company’s resources
- Find vulnerabilities that enable any person to access your data .
- Understanding the current security situation of the website because it identifies what are the vulnerabilities , then discovering the techniques that are supposed to be applied to develop the plan that protects your site and your data .
Penetration test methods :
Internal testing :
To start the test from within the organization and attempting to penetrate using hardware and software located in the organization’s perimeter .
External testing :
To test from outside the organization with another company system connected to different network .
So how often should you test your website vulnerabilities ?
You should perform a penetration test at least once a year .
Also you must perform this test in the following cases :
- Adding new infrastructure or applications .
- Upgrading your service or applying adjustments to the infrastructure or applications .
However the penetartion test is not the best option for all business types , as you must consider this points before performing a pen test :
- The volume of your business , as well known companies are more exposed for hacking .
- Penetration tests are costly , so a company with a small budget may not be able to perform it annually , maybe once every two years , while companies with high budget should perform it once a year .
- Some industrial sectors are required by law to perform security procedures , one of the is the penetration test .
Contact us now for more about Penetartion test service by EXA .