Vulnerability & Penetration Testing

A security breach can occur due to weaknesses in security procedures, flaws in internal controls or misconfigured software and hardware. Cybercriminals are continually on the lookout for security defects to exploit.

With a thorough vulnerability assessment, you can be confident that your systems and sensitive data are guarded against unauthorised entry and data breaches.

Vulnerability Testing

How does vulnerability and penetration testing work?

The process of vulnerability and penetration testing typically begins with a risk assessment. This involves determining what type of attack could be targeted at the business’ systems and networks, as well as any vulnerabilities that may exist. Once this information has been identified, the security team can then create a plan to test for these threats on a regular or individual basis. This usually involves running automated scans and human input to detect any known weaknesses or suspicious activity on the network.

The scans will also look for system misconfigurations or outdated software that could leave the business vulnerable to attack.

How does vulnerability and penetration testing work.

The advantages of vulnerability testing for a Business

There are several key benefits to vulnerability and penetration testing that make it an essential process for any business.

  1. Improved Security:
    Vulnerability testing helps identify and address potential security weaknesses in your network, web applications, and IT systems. This enables you to take proactive steps to improve your security posture and reduce the risk of cyber-attacks and data breaches.
  2. Cost Savings:
    By identifying and addressing vulnerabilities early on, businesses can avoid costly security incidents, such as data breaches and system downtime. Vulnerability testing helps to prevent these incidents, potentially saving businesses significant costs in the long run.
  3. Compliance:
    Many regulatory standards require businesses to conduct regular vulnerability and penetration testing to ensure compliance. By having a testing plan of action, businesses can demonstrate that they are taking proactive steps to protect sensitive data and meet regulatory requirements.
  4. Reputation Management:
    Data breaches and other security incidents can significantly damage a business’s reputation. Regular testing helps businesses identify potential vulnerabilities before they can be exploited, reducing the risk of reputational damage.
  5. Improved Productivity:
    Vulnerability testing can help identify system weaknesses that can cause downtime and other issues, impacting employee productivity. By addressing these weaknesses, businesses can ensure their systems are running efficiently and employees are able to work uninterrupted.

How PurpleJelly help your Business

PurpleJelly is a leading provider of cyber security solutions for businesses. Our team has the experience and expertise to provide comprehensive protection against digital threats. We understand that cyber security is essential for any business in any sector. We live in times where online criminal activity has become extraordinarily prevalent.

At PurpleJelly, we can help your business maximise its cyber security so that it remains safe from malicious attacks and data breaches. Our experts will:

  • Use the latest technologies to monitor your system 24/7,
  • Detect any vulnerabilities and respond quickly to any detected threats.
  • Offer regular reviews of your existing systems and advice on how to improve them if needed.
  • Provide ongoing training to ensure all staff are aware of the latest best practices when it comes to keeping confidential data secure.

Contact our team today to find out more about cyber security and what your business should be doing to minimise any threat from third parties.

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