SECLINQ aims to defend businesses from cyber criminals. Infrastructure penetration testing is one of the main methods to use for securing your business and protecting your data.
It is the process of thinking like a hacker to break into an organization’s network and systems.
Why do you need infrastructure penetration testing
A penetration test is an attack and exploitation simulation to discover weaknesses in the target systems that could allow malicious hackers to break into your organization and take control of your business.
You are investing into security solutions and implementing controls to defend against security threats, but how do you make sure it is effective?
For instance, some organizations count only on scanning using automated tools to test their infrastructure. It’s useful to run a scan to identify known exploits but hackers do not have a known pattern like machines.
SECLINQ performs automated scanning but most importantly manual hacking techniques during an infrastructure penetration testing engagement to identify hidden threats. These threats are often the most critical and result in the most impact on your business.
Networks are getting more complex and the more complex they get the more you could miss important weaknesses within them.
In addition to insider threats and securing your infrastructure from users with access to one of your systems. Can they escalate their privileges? Similarly, Can they move laterally to access other systems? Questions you need to answer through penetration testing.
In conclusion, Penetration testing is a way to integrate security in your business, maintain compliance with standards and keep your users safe.