Specialized Penetration Testing Services

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Specialized Penetration Testing Services (CREST Approved)

Specialized penetration testing, as opposed to general penetration testing, focuses on specific aspects of an organization’s security posture, offering tailored examination and insights into particular vulnerabilities and threats. Navigating the complex cybersecurity landscape demands focused expertise, particularly when safeguarding specialized technologies and platforms. Our suite of Specialized Penetration Testing Services is meticulously designed to probe and fortify the security posture of niche and emerging technologies, leveraging cutting-edge methodologies and deep technical insight.

As a CREST-approved provider in the EMEA region, e guarantee excellence and ethical practices in our testing methodologies. Our service is a comprehensive cycle of evaluation, we don’t just identify weaknesses; we provide detailed remediation guidance and improvement strategies to not only meet but exceed industry standards.

Choose Cyber Legion for a holistic Penetration Testing service that combines CREST-approved methods with continuous security advancement, setting a higher benchmark for your organization’s cyber resilience.

Advantages of Specialized Penetration Testing

Targeted Security Assessment

It enables a focused evaluation of specific IT components, providing deep insights into vulnerabilities and allowing for precise mitigation strategies.

Compliance and Regulatory Adherence

Tailored to meet specific regulatory requirements, it ensures organizations adhere to standards like GDPR or HIPAA, safeguarding sensitive data.

Advanced Threat Protection

Designed to uncover complex vulnerabilities, specialized tests simulate sophisticated attack scenarios, revealing risks that broad tests may miss.

Cost and Time Efficiency

By concentrating on high-risk areas, it offers a more budget-friendly and timely approach to identifying and addressing security vulnerabilities.

Customized Risk Management

Focusing on specific vulnerabilities allows for a tailored risk management strategy, prioritizing security efforts where they’re needed most.

Educational Value

It provides learning opportunities for security teams on the latest attack techniques and vulnerabilities within specialized areas, enhancing internal defense capabilities.

 

Effective Penetration Testing Methods and Frameworks

Penetration testing, an integral component of cybersecurity risk assessment, is vital for uncovering and addressing vulnerabilities in IT systems. By emulating real-world attacks, it offers essential insights into the resilience of systems, the complexity of potential breaches, the effectiveness of existing countermeasures, and the readiness of organizations to respond to security incidents.

The field has evolved to cover a wider array of technologies and threats, incorporating cloud security, IoT and operational technology (OT) evaluations, AI-powered attack simulations, assessments of zero-trust architectures, and scrutiny of supply chain vulnerabilities. This expansion reflects the broadening spectrum of cyber threats.

While traditional frameworks like NIST SP 800-115 and OWASP remain foundational, new trends highlight the need for more comprehensive and realistic testing strategies. This includes the use of automated tools for efficient vulnerability detection, social engineering assessments to address human vulnerabilities, and the application of AI and machine learning to anticipate and counter advanced threats.

Notable among current methodologies are tools like the Cobalt Strike Framework and Metasploit, which offer powerful capabilities for threat emulation and accessing a wide range of exploits. Additionally, frameworks such as the Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM) and the various resources provided by OWASP are crucial for customizing tests to meet organizational requirements and deeply understand security weaknesses.

In essence, penetration testing is evolving rapidly, requiring a versatile and well-informed approach that integrates the latest practices and frameworks. Adopting such a comprehensive security stance enables organizations to effectively navigate the complexities of today’s cyber threat landscape.

When conducting penetration tests, whether as part of a broader risk assessment or independently, the following common frameworks are typically utilized.

 

  • NIST SP 800-115

    Technical Guide to Information Security Testing and Assessment: Offers guidance on planning, conducting, and analyzing information security testing. It's a comprehensive resource developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, widely respected for its depth and thoroughness.

  • Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)

    A peer-reviewed methodology for performing security tests and metrics. The OSSTMM focuses on the operational security of physical locations, human interaction, and communication channels, along with traditional IT equipment.

  • Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)

    An open community dedicated to enabling organizations to develop, purchase, and maintain applications and APIs that can be trusted. OWASP provides free tools, documentation, and forums. The OWASP Top 10 is a widely used document for understanding the most critical web application security risks.

  • Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES)

    Provides a baseline standard for performing penetration tests that encompasses everything from initial engagement and intelligence gathering to threat modeling, exploitation, and reporting.

  • OWASP Testing Guide

    A different aspect of OWASP focusing specifically on the testing part. It provides a comprehensive guide to testing web applications for security vulnerabilities, detailed in a manner that allows systematic identification and exploitation of security flaws.

  • CREST-Approved

    A not-for-profit accreditation body that represents the technical information security industry. CREST provides internationally recognized accreditations for organizations and individuals providing penetration testing, cyber incident response, threat intelligence, and Security Operations Center (SOC) services.

  • ISO/IEC 27001

    An international standard on how to manage information security. It outlines a risk management process involving people, processes, and IT systems, providing a holistic approach to information security risk management that can inform penetration testing efforts.

  • Information Systems Security Assessment Framework (ISSAF)

    Designed to integrate with existing methodologies for conducting information technology security assessments, providing a structured approach to the assessment of system security controls.

  • Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) by NIST

    While not exclusively a penetration testing framework, the NIST CSF provides a policy framework of computer security guidance for how private sector organizations in the US can assess and improve their ability to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber attacks. It can be used to guide the focus of penetration testing.

  • TIBER-EU Framework

    The Threat Intelligence-based Ethical Red Teaming (TIBER-EU) Framework is designed by the European Central Bank for testing the resilience of financial market entities against cyber-attacks. It involves simulating the tactics, techniques, and procedures of real-life cyber attackers based on tailored threat intelligence.

Broken Object Level Authorization

Failure to implement proper access controls, allowing attackers to manipulate object references to gain unauthorized access

Broken User Authentication

Vulnerabilities in authentication mechanisms that enable attackers to impersonate legitimate users

Broken Object Level Authorization

Failure to implement proper access controls, allowing attackers to manipulate object references to gain unauthorized access

Broken User Authentication

Vulnerabilities in authentication mechanisms that enable attackers to impersonate legitimate users

Specialized Penetration Testing

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Windows Application Penetration Testing

Tailored assessments for Windows desktop and server applications, ensuring software security.

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Serverless Penetration Testing

Focused testing on serverless computing models, identifying security challenges unique to these environments.

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AI & ML Penetration Testing

Advanced testing for AI and machine learning systems, safeguarding against targeted cyber threats.

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IoT Devices Penetration Testing

Assessments of Internet of Things devices, focusing on their unique security issues.

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Voice Over IP (VOIP) & IoT Security

Specialized testing for VOIP systems and IoT devices, addressing unique security vulnerabilities.

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AI & ML Penetration Testing

Advanced testing for AI and machine learning systems, safeguarding against targeted cyber threats.

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5G Network Penetration Testing

Specialized testing for 5G wireless networks, addressing new security challenges.

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Quantum Computing Penetration Testing

Evaluations focusing on the security implications of quantum computing technologies.

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AR/VR Penetration Testing

Assessments of augmented reality and virtual reality systems for potential vulnerabilities.

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Renewable Energy System Security

Assessing the cybersecurity measures of renewable energy systems, including wind, solar, and hydroelectric power technologies.

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Utility Network Penetration Testing

Focused penetration testing on the internal and external networks of utility companies to uncover potential security weaknesses.

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Regulatory Compliance Penetration Testing

Ensuring that energy and utility companies meet the cybersecurity standards and regulations specific to their industry.

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Vehicle Network Penetration Testing

Assessing the security of in-vehicle networks, including CAN bus and automotive Ethernet.

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Autonomous Vehicle Systems Testing

Evaluating the cybersecurity measures in place for autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicle technologies.

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Transportation Management Systems Penetration Testing

Security assessments of systems used for managing public and freight transportation, including logistics and scheduling software.

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Vehicle Network Security Testing

Testing the security of smart transportation infrastructure, such as intelligent traffic management systems.

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EV Charging Station Security Assessments

Evaluating the security of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and associated payment systems.

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Aerospace Cybersecurity Testing

Specialized security assessments for aerospace systems, focusing on both ground and airborne systems.

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Smart Building Security Testing

Evaluating the cybersecurity measures of smart building technologies, including access control and building management systems.

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Property Management Software Security

Assessing the security of software platforms used for managing rental properties, real estate transactions, and client data.

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IoT Device Security in Real Estate

Testing the security of IoT devices used within residential and commercial properties, such as smart locks and surveillance cameras.

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Facilities Management System Security

Security assessments for systems used in facilities management, focusing on vulnerability identification and mitigation strategies.

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Real Estate Transaction Security

Ensuring the security and integrity of online transactions and data exchanges involved in real estate deals.

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Compliance and Data Protection Testing

Verifying that real estate and property management companies comply with relevant data protection and privacy regulations.

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Content Management System (CMS) Security

Testing for vulnerabilities within CMS platforms used by media and entertainment companies to manage digital content.

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Digital Rights Management (DRM) Security Assessments

Evaluating the security of DRM technologies used to protect copyright and intellectual property.

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Streaming Platform Security Testing

Assessing the cybersecurity measures of streaming platforms, focusing on content protection and user data security.

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Gaming Industry Security Testing

Specialized security assessments for online gaming platforms and services, including multiplayer servers and game development environments.

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Media Production Technology Security

Evaluating the security of technologies used in media production, including editing software and digital asset management systems.

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Event Ticketing System Security

Assessing the security of online ticketing platforms for live events, focusing on transaction security and personal data protection.

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Case Management Software Security

Testing for vulnerabilities in software used by legal professionals for case management and client data storage.

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Document Management and Encryption

Assessing the security of document management systems, focusing on encryption and access control mechanisms.

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Client Confidentiality Systems Testing

Evaluating the cybersecurity measures in place to protect client confidentiality and sensitive information.

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Compliance and Regulatory Data Protection

Ensuring that legal and professional services firms meet the cybersecurity standards and regulations relevant to their operations.

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Financial Transaction Security for Legal Services

Assessing the security of financial transactions within legal and professional services, including client trust accounts.

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Remote Access and Communication Security

Testing the security of remote access and communication tools used by legal professionals, ensuring secure client interactions and data exchanges.

Benefits of Working with Cyber Legion

Our Commitment to Your Security

Cyber Legion is your trusted partner in enhancing and protecting your organization’s digital integrity. With our comprehensive security services, including penetration testing and remediation across applications, mobile apps, APIs, IoT devices, and networks, we’re dedicated to fortifying your defenses against cyber threats

Proactive Defense Across All Fronts

Our Secure Client Portal opens the door to an array of specialized security testing services. By adopting best practices and reputable security frameworks, we minimize operational disruption and provide insightful feedback throughout the testing process. Stay informed and secure with our targeted approach to application, mobile, API, IoT, and network security

Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges Together

At Cyber Legion, we believe in a partnership approach to cybersecurity. Our experienced team is committed to offering expert support and guidance, ensuring your needs are met with precision and professionalism. Whether you require a one-time assessment or ongoing services, we’re here to assist you in navigating the complex landscape of cybersecurity

Securing Your Business Continuity

Trust Cyber Legion to keep you one step ahead of cybersecurity threats. Our clear, comprehensive reporting identifies vulnerabilities and outlines actionable steps for improvement, empowering your organization to achieve and maintain the highest levels of security. Let us be your guide in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, safeguarding your organization’s future

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CREST Approved Penetration Testing Services

Secure your business with top-tier expert knowledge and advanced Penetration Testing (CREST Approved)

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Cyber Legion convert threats into trust by leveraging Advanced Technology and Expertise in Product Security and Business Continuity. Our approach integrates Secure by Design, comprehensive Security Assurance, Red Teaming, Adversary Emulation and Threat Intelligence, Penetration Testing, and Expert Security Advisory and Consultancy. We ensure compliance with meticulous security assurance and detailed documentation, from design to post-market.

As a CREST-certified Penetration Testing provider in the EMEA region, we are committed to the highest security standards.Cyber Legion - CREST Approved