Penetration Testing

Web Application Testing

Web applications are often a reliable platform for generating business, advertising and promoting a product. It is common for web applications to use payment functions and process Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and other sensitive data and if compromised could result in reputational damage, regulatory fines or worse.

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Web Application Testing

North Star Cyber Security's rigorous testing will ensure that your application is correctly configured and that no known vulnerabilities exist. Using a combination of both automated and manual testing ensures efficiency and accurate testing of applications and maximises the testing that can be performed within the time frame available. In house, scripts are used where applicable to test. All testing is completed inline with the open web application security project (OWASP) top 10.

North Star will provide detailed advice on any findings and their remediation in our report to help align your web application to industry best practices.

Web Application Testing
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What we do

Features

Features of this service

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Highlight any vulnerabilities at the time of testing

Our expert testers use the industry-standard common vulnerability score system (CVSS) for all identified vulnerabilities.

Ensure strong Authentication and session management controls

Weak authentication and session management could allow a cybercriminal to gain unauthorised access to the application.

Highlight application build bugs

Thorough testing will highlight broken mechanisms to make a better user experience.

Protects clients, partners and third parties

Regular testing will provide a constant overview of newly-emerging vulnerabilities to help protect your application.

Verifying the application is meeting industry best practices

By adopting a strong cybersecurity framework is essential to mitigate cybercriminals targeting your application.

Verifying the application is meeting the customers standards

Some best practice security methods might go against the ease of user experience on the application. North Star Cyber Security will provide a holistic overview and recommend what could be of most use.

Methodology

How we work

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Contact

Get in touch and speak with one of the team.

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Strategy

Strategic scoping call with our leading technical advisor to find out your exact requirements

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RoadmaP

Tailor a roadmap to exactly what you need. We look to partner with our clients and be the trusted advisor they need

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Onboarding

Our onboarding process is streamlined and smooth to ensue there is little to no disruption to your service

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Continuous service

Your continuous security plan will give you the confidence in your security trusting an accredited professional partner is on hand 24/7

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How we do it

Pre-Engagement

North Star will engage with the client to determine their requirements and ensure that the engagement is correctly scoped to deliver on those requirements and make sure all of the correct legal requirements are satisfied.

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Pre-Engagement

North Star will engage with the client to determine their requirements and ensure that the engagement is correctly scoped to deliver on those requirements and make sure all of the correct legal requirements are satisfied

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Reconnaissance

This phase helps obtain information about available services, potential versions of the services and get a general understanding of the environment that will be tested

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Threat Modelling

Using all of the information gathered in the reconnaissance phase, North Star will determine where the potential risk of exploitation lies and create a plan to verify those findings

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Exploitation

During this phase, and as agreed with the client in the pre-engagement phase North Star will attempt to exploit any vulnerabilities or misconfigurations identified in the previous phases to confirm that the risk exists

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Post-Exploitation

Depending on the agreed approach for exploitation, North Star may also attempt to gain further access from the compromised host(s) further into the client’s network or attempt to obtain sensitive information

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Reporting

As with all of North Star services, we will provide detailed expert advice in our report to help align your infrastructure with industry best practice security standards

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Clean-up

As far as is possible, the systems tested will be returned to their pre-test state to remove any uploaded files or elevated accounts that were created

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From a business perspective, North Star provide an efficient, thorough, and cost-effective security service which has benefitted thinkmoney considerably over the course of the last year.

Glenn Sproule
CISO thinkmoney
thinkmoney

From a business perspective, North Star provide an efficient, thorough, and cost-effective security service which has benefitted thinkmoney considerably over the course of the last year.

Glenn Sproule
CISO, thinkmoney
SSE Utilities Solutions

Their knowledge in the subject matter was excellent and I found them easy to engage, personable and approachable.

Ian Cheshire
Enterprise IT Lead Solution Architect, SSE Utilities Solutions
Connected Tech Group

It’s really refreshing to work with experts who act as an extension of our team. North Star don’t stop at identifying issues, they are happy to work with us to solve them too.

Andrew Cockayne
CEO, Connected Tech Group
Pickfords

If you are looking for a company to really deliver on the service they are offering, I would look no further. Very quick and easy process. They completed the report within a tight timeframe and offered plenty of helpful advice!

Waseem Akram
Group IT Manager, Pickfords

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