According to PhishMe 2016 Q3 Malware Review, The amount of phishing emails containing a form of ransomware grew to 97.25% during Q3 2016, up from 92% in Q1 2016.
Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) says more than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred every day since the beginning of 2016.
Cybersecurity Ventures estimate global annual cybercrime costs will grow from $3 trillion in 2015 to $6 trillion annually by 2021.
To cut these costs and protect systems from ransomwares, companies consult professional penetration testing services. These services offer thorough vulnerability assessments and gives solutions for the security breaches. Penetration testing services are outsourced to reliable service providers to save time, money and deliver complete security to systems.
In this blog we are going to discuss penetration testing methodologies followed by all top notch penetration testing services:
1. Blackbox testing –
Black box testing is the process of replicating a skilled attack, using the latest techniques and tools intended to detect security vulnerabilities and exploit them. It usually takes the approach of uninformed attacker.Pentest experts will duplicate a real attack on the application.
Software-level vulnerabilities defined by OWASP & WASC are covered by penetration testing services.The testing process detects vulnerabilities, potential exploitation damage and severity.These services deliver a detailed report that includes recommendations that will assist you in securing your systems and protecting your enterprise’s assets and integrity.
2. Whitebox testing –
In whitebox testing, the tester is given full disclosure about the network prior to the penetration testing. Whitebox testing is also called as ‘Full disclosure testing’.it is related to internal penetration testing.
A complete cooperation of the internal security teams with the audit team is required to carry out whitebox penetration testing. It indicates threats from inside the network that was using knowledge of company’s network, such as IP addresses, router access, active ports, web servers, and even passwords.
3. Graybox testing –
Graybox penetration testing technique is a mix and balance of Black Box and White Box testing. Here auditors are provided with limited knowledge of internal infrastructure. This approach amplifies a Black Box test to reveal vulnerabilities and identify weaknesses.
Auditor gets a dual perspective of an external attack as well as any internal security breach.Graybox testing requires less time as compared to blackbox testing. Grey Box Testing methodology is designed by keeping the client’s requirements in mind.
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Suma Soft has been providing Best Penetration Testing Services for 17+ years. Our Penetration Testing Services help businesses identify potential risks to their web applications, websites and software’s; thereby conduct penetration testing to monitor and protect the computer system from malicious activities or attack of hackers.
Security testing services offer a comprehensive array of security testing solutions to detect and positively confirm vulnerabilities so that you can spend your time effectively eliminating threats and not them.
Security testing services include 7 main types: vulnerability scanning, security scanning, penetration testing, security auditing, risk assessments, posture assessment and ethical hacking. It ensures companies with threat free systems.
According to HPE Cyber Risk Report 2016 , 72% of web apps have at least one encapsulation flaw.
According to HT-Bridge, 95% of vulnerabilities residing in mobile application code are not easily exploitable and do not pose a major risk.
98% of web interfaces and administrative panels of IoT devices have fundamental security problems.
Cyber security community says Cyber attack costs to hit 6 trillion by 2021.
Following are the most common forms of security attacks which are resolved by Security testing services:
Malwares are malicious softwares. Malware contains unique traits and characteristics. Virus and Worm are the most common type of malware. Ransomware is the new type of malware designed to infect a user’s system and encrypt the data. On May 2017, ransomware named WannaCry affected more than 200,000 computers around the Globe (150 countries). All industries are consulting security testing services to protect their systems from WannaCry.
In Phishing, attacker tries to learn information such as login credentials or account information. Usually the user receives a message or email to trick them into divulging personal and financial information. According the Verge, Google Docs users hit with sophisticated phishing attack. This attack affected more than 1 million users.
Denial of Service (DoS)-
It is an event that occurs when a hacker takes action that prevents authorized users from accessing targeted computer systems, devices or other network resources. According to DDoS attacks, DDoS attack volumes have increased by 380% since last year, according to Nexusguard’s statistics, based on 16,600 attacks. 51% of attacks lasted less than 90 minutes, 4% exceeded 1440 minutes.
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Suma Soft provides expert security testing services for global enterprises. Our security testing services put high effort to improve productivity of your business and increase ROI by 50%. We also offer less turn around time (TAT) by 40%.
A Top Penetration Testing company provides robust VAPT services to help you determine the weaknesses in your business network, computer systems and applications. A standard penetration testing service might contain a vulnerability assessment through conventional system and software testing or network security scanning alone.
Penetration testing companies basically focuses on assembly line assessments.
Once vulnerabilities have been successfully exploited on a particular system, testers may attempt to use the compromised system to launch subsequent exploits at other internal resources – higher Levels of deeper access to electronic assets and information via privilege escalation.
Only 5.3% of cyberattacks against financial institutions are successful, but that is because the financial sector was full of early adopters of penetration testing and cybersecurity.
Penetration testing company offer services to penetrate the security of your software, network, and financial systems in order to provide a detailed analysis of vulnerabilities and recommend a plan of action for securing them from potential breaches from black hat hackers.
3 reason why you need to consult a Penetration Testing Company?
1. Prevent Threats
Preparing for known attacks is hard enough! A well-functioning Penetration Testing team can form the heart of an effective threat detection. It can enable information security functions to respond faster and work more collaboratively to prevent data hacking.
2. Protect from hacking
Penetration testing company offer services which has gone from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-have”. It helps Identifying security risks where security experts thoroughly test for vulnerabilities and then it helps improve security by giving the guidance to address identified security risks.
3. Round-the-clock support
Depending on the organization’s tolerance for downtime, a reliable Penetration Testing company team must be operational round-the-clock, that likely requires overlapping staff who help ensure that security incidents are effectively addressed regardless of time of day or day of week.
How can SumaSoft help you provide strong VAPT Services…
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SOC services need to be outsourced by companies to accommodate the increase in cybersecurity risk. Each day thousands of organizations discover security breaches. SOC is an organized team of experts that continuously organize and monitor your enterprise’s security by detecting, analysing security breaches and threats.
McAfee Lab Report says 93% of respondents acknowledged being unable to triage all potential cyber threats. And 67% of respondents reported an increase in security incidents. These figures indicate a need of outsourcing SOC services to organizations with highly skilled expertise.
According to Computer Weekly, Distributed Denial of services (DSSoS) attacks increased by 15% in the year 2016. To best prepare for this kind of cyber attack, companies are beginning to engage with service providers to detect, monitor, and respond to threats through Security Operations Center.
Benefits of having SOC services for B2B industry:
Collect, Analyze and Respond:
SOC services collect data through analysis, remediation, reporting and forensics to deliver end-to-end security management. These services also helps demonstrate compliance with industry and regulatory standards.
Avoid capital expenses:
Good security people are difficult to find! SOC services for B2B companies provide less expensive services as compared to in-house services. These service providers are likely to recognize large-scale, subtle patterns that include multiple groups of threats.
Reduce enterprise risk:
SOC services protect the business by moving from reactive response to proactive mitigation and also increase visibility over the environment.
In case of exceptional security attack cases, SOC services are the best to provide help! Security Operations Center service providers have updated tools and techniques along with skilled and experienced resources.
Suma Soft has been catering SOC services to both B2B and B2C enterprises since 16+ years. Our SOC services include security policies and checks. Suma Soft has delivered 500+ projects with 24×7 Security Operation Center Team Coverage.
Suma Soft uses comprehensive threat management platform to offer customized services. We assist enterprises to take measurable actions and protect your system from all vulnerabilities and malicious activities.
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Network Security Monitoring include the collection, analysis, and alerts that help detect and respond to security threats in your business networks. It detects advanced threats by discovering irregularity in protocols, apps and file transfers.
Future of Network Security Monitoring (NSM)…
According to MarketsandMarkets Research, NSM market is estimated to grow from $7,024.5 million in 2014 to $11,058.6 million in 2019 at a CAGR of 9.5% during the forecast period.
NSM covers Threat detection, Cloud web security, Email security, etc. In Network Security Monitoring, Web Applications are integrated with security monitoring and external threat intelligence is applied without any extra effort.
As per ESG’s report, 91% of organizations plan to increase their investment on Network Security Monitoring over the next 2 years.
42% respondents say they use NSM for hunting suspicious behavior.
35% use network security monitoring for detecting security breaches.
Here are top 4 benefits offered by Network Security Monitoring services:
1. Security expertise:
NSM providers employ network experts with specialised skills in all areas of IT. The expertises required for running an in-house network security monitoring team would be very costly for most organisations. Hence lean organizations are moving towards the outsourced network security monitoring options.
2. 24×7 support:
NSM service providers provide resources round-the-clock. This requires multiple skillful resources that can be scaled as per your business requirements. It is difficult to fulfill support requirements in-house and is much easier to outsource such services.
3. Access to updated tools:
NSM providers use latest tools & techniques to perform security checks. These service providers have updated technologies that alert enterprises when attacks are underway, providing accurate and timely details.
4. Budget friendly:
By outsourcing NSM to a reliable company, enterprises can save- costs of hiring an entire team, latest technologies, infrastructure, and most important of all; costs of network security damage. Outsourcing network security monitoring gives access to highly skilled staff at a competitive cost.
Suma Soft has delivered 500+ projects in NSM services with 24×7 Support Team working round the clock.
Benefits of outsourcing NSM to Suma Soft:
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