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WEB PENETRATION TESTING

Improve application security with web penetration testing.

Manual web penetration testing is an essential component of any software testing protocol. With a growing number of threats to the application layer, organizations must constantly test for flaws that could compromise web application security. While automated testing can find many vulnerabilities, there are some authorization issues and business logic flaws that only manual web penetration testing can accurately discover.

Traditionally, a web application pen test has been an expensive prospect. Completing manual web penetration testing can take weeks, and it’s a methodology that can’t scale in the same way as automated testing. Yet to ensure secure applications, organizations are advised to conduct manual web penetration testing on every application at least once a year.

When looking for web penetration testing solutions that are easier and more cost-effective to execute, growing number of organizations today turn to Veracode.

Web penetration testing from Veracode.

Veracode provides a cloud-based suite of application security services that help to protect the software that business depends upon.

Veracode Manual Penetration Testing (MPT) complements Veracode’s automated scanning technologies with best-in-class web penetration testing services to find complex vulnerabilities in web apps as well as mobile, desktop, backend and IoT applications. Veracode’s service uses standardized testing processes to ensure consistency, scanning applications with automated testing technologies first and following up with manual web penetration testing to identify flaws that automated tests can’t find. In this way, Veracode improves the accuracy of results while reducing the cost of testing.

Veracode web penetration testing services integrate easily with Veracode’s automated scanning technologies which are designed to work with a variety of software development models. Veracode’s solutions cover a range of testing methodologies, including static and dynamic analysis, software composition analysis, web application scanning, vendor application security testing and more. Veracode’s service can also serve as a complement to regression testing technology.

Satisfy compliance requirements with Veracode web penetration testing.

Web penetration testing technology from Veracode enables organizations to more easily comply with regulations like PCI DSS, FISMA, HIPAA, GLBA and NERC CIP that require penetration testing.. Veracode web penetration testing also satisfies the requirements of security frameworks such as the SANS Top 25 and the OWASP Top 10. Veracode returns results that can be easily interpreted by development teams as well as auditors, and include detailed simulations of how a malicious individual could exploit a flaw in an application.

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