Applications are the backbone of today’s businessess and securing them is vital for your business continuity and success. Challenges associated with application security must be addressed efficiently and effectively. A robust application security strategy is essential for an organization’s reliability and stability.
ValueMentor has conducted over 500 applications testing, helping over 200 clients strengthen their security posture.
Application Security Testing Benefits
Build Digital Trust
Secure your applications to secure your customers’ confidence in you.
Reduce Attack Surface
Limit the opportunities for hackers to attack applications and network.
Testing applications early in the development cycle can greatly reduce the risk of breach and also the cost of testing.
Accelerate GDPR Compliance
On the path to GDPR compliance, evaluated application security controls helps in reaching your goal faster.
Allows you to focus on Business
You may leave your security woes with us while you focus on your business growth. Our security specialists are constantly researching on better ways to protect your assets.
Security Awareness Training for employees to ensure that the weakest link of security in your organization are not ‘people’.
Reduce Time to Market
Our testing process follow a lean model and we ensure the assessments are completed quicker, allowing you to release your products on time.
Security testing tools are expensive to invest. You may choose to avail our security testing service to be cost effective.
Continuous Security Testing
Relentless hackers find newer ways of breaching web applications and therefore continuous security testing is essential to keep your applications secure from all new vulnerabilities.
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Web Application Security
We use a hybrid approach to address you web application security testing requirements.
Automated OWASP Scan
All web application security assessment utilizes the automated application security scanners for known vulnerability identification.
Detailed Manual Testing
Our security analysts performs exhaustive manual web security testing to identify weaknesses in the web application security and business workflows.
Above and Beyond Security Testing
ValueMentor security team performs web security testing above and beyond the OWASP & SANS listed vulnerabilities.
Our application security testing report contains details such as Vulnerabilities, Risks, Threat factors. A complete remediation plan also provided for quicker mitigation of risks.
Web Security Testing Preparation
Our Security Assessment Process involves various stages. Key stages of the application security testing are outlined below:
1. Understand the application
The first stage of the web application security testing is to understand the web application. Our team will analyse the application functionality, user roles, business logic and the application structure. If code review is involved, application code base is reviewed. This process helps our ethical hacking team identify the attack vectors potentially used by hackers.
2. Threat Model
The next stage of an application security test is to create a threat profile of the application. Our threat models are based on your business case for application security requirement. This leads to customized security testing which goes above and beyond the generic web application penetration testing.
Web Application Security Testing
Once the application profile is defined and threat vectors are identified, the security testing team will move the activities to the next stage.
3. Create Web Application Security Test Plan
The web application security test plan provides the testing approach to be used to perform the security tests. The test plan will address the potential approachs to exploit vulnerabilities that would result in compromising user privileges, business logic, transactions or exposing sensitive data.
4. Perform Application Penetration Tests
In this stage, ValueMentor security testing team executes the application security test plan. However, unlike software testing, the output of a security test is not always as pre-defined and hence the plan needs continuous updates as it evolves.
ValueMentor Security testers utilizing their extensive experience pivots the plan to simulate real hackers. This ultimately leads to finding more vulnerabilities that may lead to breaches
Application Security Reports
Application Security reports provides the insights for management and technical team on the application tested. The reporting phase has two stages
5. Identify remedial actions
The vulnerabilities are ranked based on various factors. The factors are not just the universal ranking of the vulnerability, but also include considerations such as exploitability, availability of public exploits, ease of exploitation etc.
Our analysts will then identify the solutions to fix the vulnerability identified. WE will provide the guidance, if required, to the development team to fix the vulnerabilities.
Our application security reports provides actionable information that is suitable for both management and technical teams. Our reports include the following:
- Detailed report which contains Findings and Recommendation on Fixes
- CSV file containing all the reported vulnerabilities for easier internal distribution.
- Automated scan results from scanners.
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