Our network security penetration testing intentionally uses malicious tactics to evaluate your network’s security. Cybersecurity experts simulate cyber attacks to determine how vulnerable your network is and how much damage could be done to your systems.
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Depending on the needs of your business, we’ll conduct any of these network security testing styles:
A black box test simulates an attack by a malicious actor with no inside knowledge of your network. As such, our pen testers mimic an unprivileged attacker. We perform comprehensive network exploration to discover deficiencies and infiltrate your system.
Also known as translucent box pen testing, a grey box test simulates the attack of a malicious actor with limited knowledge of the network (usually only login credentials). The pen testers could play the role of either an insider or a hacker who has breached the network perimeter.
Also known as crystal box pen testing, a white box test simulates a targeted attack by a malicious actor with full knowledge of the network and its architecture. As such, clients share network and system information with the pen testers.
Xact IT Solutions’ trained pen testers leverage their extensive cybersecurity knowledge and experience to seek out deficiencies in your network security.
We adapt the test to your business’s needs, environment size, and level of risk.
Our team is updated on existing and emerging threats in cybersecurity, and we use this threat intelligence to methodically simulate a cyber attack.
Apart from pen tests, Xact IT Solutions takes care of other security needs, like VoIP, managed IT services, and data backup and recovery.
Our pen testers conduct tests for businesses in the following industries:
Vulnerability scans uncover vulnerabilities — such as missing patches and misconfigurations — and report them. Network penetration tests go further; they actively exploit these vulnerabilities and find out how far a malicious actor can gain unauthorized access into your networks.
While vulnerability scans are automated, a network penetration test is carried out by a cybersecurity professional who puts themselves in the shoes of a hacker.
We recommend network penetration testing after you’ve implemented changes or deployed new infrastructure. However, pen tests need to be performed before a system is fully launched — when there are no longer any scheduled updates or changes. Our cybersecurity experts can help you determine an optimal pen test schedule for your networks.
Our clients don’t need to perform any special preparation for a network penetration test. After all, the goal of the pen test is to check your network security in its current condition. However, we’ll need your participation to prepare the pen testers and tools for the actual testing.
Depending on the size of the environment, a network penetration test could take between 1 to 3 weeks. It involves planning, testing, and generating the deliverables. During this period, our team makes sure the pen test won’t be in the way of your operations.
We cannot provide a blanket fee for network penetration testing services because the pricing varies depending on the size of the environment, the scope of the testing, and more. But we’ll discuss the costs during our strategy session. We’ll assess the needs of your business to give you an estimate (no unplanned or unexpected costs).