IoT Penetration Testing
Unlock the full potential of your IoT (Internet of Things) with our comprehensive security testing services
IoT Penetration Testing (CREST Approved in EMEA)
In the interconnected digital ecosystem, where the Internet of Things (IoT) reigns supreme, securing every endpoint is not just a priority; it’s an absolute necessity. IoT Penetration Testing, a cornerstone of cybersecurity, is the proactive measure that ensures the resilience of your IoT infrastructure. At Cyber Legion, we specialize in CREST-approved assessments of IoT security, ensuring that your connected devices and networks remain impervious to threats.
IoT devices and networks are integral components of modern infrastructure, facilitating the seamless exchange of data and enabling innovative functionalities. Securing these IoT ecosystems is crucial to protect sensitive information and ensure uninterrupted operations. IoT Penetration Testing identifies vulnerabilities across devices, protocols, and networks, reducing the risk of breaches and unauthorized access.
As IoT devices become increasingly pervasive in our daily lives, any compromise in their security can lead to significant consequences. Organizations must implement robust IoT security measures to mitigate risks effectively. Without adequate protection, IoT vulnerabilities can result in data breaches, operational disruptions, and even physical harm in critical sectors like healthcare and manufacturing.
Penetration Testing goes beyond a mere examination; it’s a proactive defense strategy. Our experts simulate real-world cyberattacks, employing diverse techniques and technologies to assess vulnerabilities throughout the IoT landscape. From sensors to gateways and cloud platforms, we meticulously analyze every potential weak point, ensuring your IoT infrastructure is fortified against malicious intrusions.
IoT security testing and penetration testing are proactive steps to identify and remediate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by malicious actors. This proactive approach minimizes the risk of data breaches, operational downtime, and reputational damage. In today’s dynamic threat landscape, regular IoT testing is essential to uphold a robust security posture and maintain consumer trust.
Our CREST approval for the EMEA region underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence in IoT Penetration Testing. We don’t just uncover vulnerabilities; we equip you with actionable insights to strengthen your IoT ecosystem. Partner with Cyber Legion to proactively safeguard your digital assets and ensure that your IoT devices remain trustworthy components of your infrastructure.
Elevate your IoT security with Cyber Legion’s IoT Penetration Testing services. Embrace a proactive approach to protect your connected devices and networks, safeguarding against emerging threats and maintaining an unshakeable security posture.
Identify and assess weaknesses and potential entry points within connected devices, networks, and systems
Emulating real-world cyberattacks to assess the resilience of connected devices, networks, and systems.
Ensure adherence to OWASP IoT security standards to protect against common vulnerabilities
Verify the security of authentication mechanisms, preventing unauthorized access
Validate data inputs and outputs to prevent injection attacks and data leakage
Utilize automated tools for efficient and continuous API security assessment
Customized Test Scenarios
Tailor testing scenarios to focus on specific IoT vulnerabilities and use cases
Receive detailed reports outlining identified vulnerabilities, their severity, and remediation guidance
Seamlessly integrate IoT security testing into CI/CD pipelines for ongoing protection
IoT Testing based on OWASP Security Framework Methodology
IoT Testing based on the OWASP Security Framework Methodology offers a comprehensive approach to assessing the security posture of Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystems. By leveraging OWASP’s extensive expertise and established best practices, this methodology systematically evaluates IoT devices, networks, and applications for vulnerabilities and compliance with industry standards.
Through a series of structured tests and assessments, including vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and code review, organizations can identify and prioritize security risks specific to IoT deployments. These may include flaws in authentication mechanisms, insufficient data encryption, or vulnerabilities in firmware and software components.
By aligning IoT testing efforts with the OWASP Security Framework, organizations can enhance their security posture, mitigate potential threats, and ensure compliance with industry regulations. This proactive approach not only helps safeguard sensitive data and critical infrastructure but also fosters trust among users and stakeholders in the reliability and security of IoT solutions.
How can we Help?
At Cyber Legion, we’re here to help you enhance and protect your organization’s security posture. Through our Secure Client Portal, we offer ongoing penetration testing and remediation services that cover application security, mobile app security, API security, IoT, and network penetration testing.
Our testing methodologies are based on reputable security frameworks and designed to minimize disruption during the testing process while keeping you informed every step of the way. We work closely with our clients to achieve the best results for every engagement, providing clear and comprehensive reporting that identifies any issues and helps improve your organization’s security.
Whether you need a one-time test or ongoing testing services, our experienced team is ready to provide the expert support and guidance you need to protect your assets and maintain the highest levels of security. Trust Cyber Legion to help you stay one step ahead of threats and secure your organization’s future.
IoT Penetration Testing, also known as IoT Pen Testing, is a proactive security assessment methodology designed to evaluate the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices, networks, and systems. It involves simulating real-world cyberattacks to identify and exploit vulnerabilities that could be leveraged by malicious actors to compromise IoT deployments.
During IoT Pen Testing, skilled cybersecurity professionals, often referred to as ethical hackers, attempt to infiltrate IoT environments using a variety of techniques and tools. These may include network scanning, firmware analysis, reverse engineering, and exploitation of known vulnerabilities. The goal is to uncover potential weaknesses in the IoT infrastructure, such as insecure communication protocols, weak authentication mechanisms, or insufficient access controls.
The findings from IoT Pen Testing are used to provide actionable insights and recommendations for improving the security posture of IoT deployments. This may involve patching vulnerabilities, implementing stronger encryption methods, or enhancing device configuration settings. By conducting regular IoT Pen Testing, organizations can proactively identify and address security risks, thereby reducing the likelihood of successful cyberattacks and protecting sensitive data and assets within IoT ecosystems.
Achieve all of your security objectives with the help of Cyber Legion’s comprehensive services. Our platform offers both penetration testing and vulnerability management, all in one convenient location. Stay up-to-date on live events and results through our bug tracking, risk dashboards, and ticketing systems. Experience the ultimate in security with Cyber Legion’s integrated solutions.
IoT Penetration Testing Service Features
Unlimited Cyber Legion CSaaS Platform access
Black, Grey or White Box Testing
Scheduled Security testing service – Work Request Button whenever you want
Manual & Automated Security Testing & Risk Validation
Business Logic & Technical Vulnerability Testing
Detailed Exploitation Evidence
Security Frameworks Checklists OWASP, SANS etc
OSINT & Threat Intelligence
Full Support & References for Remediation
Collaboration & Integration with ticketing, bug trackers etc
Unlimited Analysis, Tracking & Reporting
Live Events & Alerting emails
Retesting of discovered issues – unlimited
On-Demand and Custom Offering that Best Suits your Organization’s needs.
The OWASP Security Knowledge Framework is an open source web application that explains secure coding principles in multiple programming languages. The goal of OWASP-SKF is to help you learn and integrate security by design in your software development and build applications that are secure by design.
IoT Penetration Testing offers several benefits for organizations deploying IoT solutions:
- Identifying Vulnerabilities: Penetration testing helps identify potential security weaknesses within IoT devices, networks, and applications that could be exploited by malicious actors. By uncovering vulnerabilities early, organizations can take proactive steps to address them before they are exploited.
- Enhancing Security Posture: By conducting penetration testing regularly, organizations can enhance their overall security posture. Addressing vulnerabilities discovered during testing helps strengthen defenses and reduce the risk of successful cyberattacks against IoT deployments.
- Risk Mitigation: Penetration testing helps organizations mitigate the risk of data breaches, unauthorized access, and other security incidents. By identifying and remediating vulnerabilities, organizations can reduce the likelihood of costly security breaches and their associated consequences.
- Compliance Requirements: Many regulatory frameworks and industry standards require organizations to perform security assessments, including penetration testing, on their IoT deployments. Compliance with these requirements helps organizations avoid fines, penalties, and reputational damage.
- Building Trust: Demonstrating a commitment to security through penetration testing can help build trust with customers, partners, and other stakeholders. By proactively addressing security concerns, organizations can reassure stakeholders that their IoT solutions are secure and reliable.
- Improving Incident Response: Penetration testing can help organizations improve their incident response capabilities by identifying potential attack vectors and developing strategies to detect and respond to security incidents more effectively.
Overall, IoT Penetration Testing is a valuable tool for organizations looking to secure their IoT deployments and protect against evolving cyber threats in an increasingly interconnected world.
Penetration tests (or pen tests) are attacks on your companies’ software and hardware systems, carried out by ‘ethical hackers’ to expose your system’s vulnerabilities. One example is a web application pen test. Web apps, browsers and plug-ins can house sensitive financial or personal data, so hackers are increasingly putting their efforts towards gaining access to them. The test would examine the endpoint of every web application.
The time that penetration testing takes depends on the size and complexity of your organization’s system structure, as well as the scope of the test itself. For the ‘average’ company, a network penetration test should take around three days. For a merchant processing millions of credit cards a year, for example, a pen test will take over a week, or possibly two.
Test whether an attacker can manipulate object-level authorization controls to access unauthorized resources.
Test whether an attacker can exploit weaknesses in authentication or session management to gain unauthorized access to the API.
Test whether sensitive data is exposed through the API by conducting a comprehensive review of response objects, headers, and error messages.
Test whether the API is vulnerable to injection attacks, such as SQL injection or command injection, by attempting to inject malicious code.
Test whether the API logs all relevant events and errors, and whether the logs are monitored to detect and respond to potential security incidents.
Test whether an attacker can bypass function-level authorization controls to access sensitive API functions.
Test whether the API allows an attacker to modify object properties that should be read-only, or to add additional properties to objects that should not have them.
Test whether the API is configured securely, including checking the use of secure protocols and encryption, and ensuring that sensitive data is protected appropriately.
Test whether the API is vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, eavesdropping, or other forms of interception or manipulation of communication channels.
Test whether the API returns informative error messages that do not disclose sensitive information, and whether it handles errors securely and consistently.