External Penetration Testing
Creating your company’s Virtual Fortress
“We got hacked.”If you’re in a leadership position in any organization, this statement is not just an annoyance, it’s a potential business killer. With cyber attacks come the potential for lost data, budget-destroying correction costs, and customers and vendors who start looking for another company to do business with. No one likes the idea of their information being compromised, and if it happens, people are quick to jump ship and find one that’s taking cyber threats seriously.
In 2021, the FBI received nearly 850,000 complaints of cybercrime incidents. The actual number is anyone’s guess, as many victims don’t think to report it and companies that were compromised may be concerned about the bad press. Either way, these attacks are on the rise and have managed to cost American businesses billions each year. If this risk is not managed, the impact can be devastating.
That’s why TrollEye Security takes your company’s security to the next level with external penetration testing. External penetration testing simulates the actions of a real-world attacker coming in from outside of your network, providing you with valuable insights into the vulnerabilities of your systems and how to fix them. With our ethical hacking tactics, we show you the strength – or weakness – of your network systems before they can be exploited by the bad guys.
By taking a proactive, offensive approach to your business security with external penetration testing, you can find and respond to areas of vulnerability that hackers would use to get in, giving you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your network is secure as possible. If you’re serious about keeping your data safe, contact TrollEye Security today to learn more about our external penetration testing services
Creating Value for Your Business with
External Penetration Testing
No organization is too small to be hacked, and in today’s cyber-based age, it’s becoming more and more common. Hacks can come from anywhere, including disgruntled former employees, competitors, or just someone who just wants to cause trouble for fun. Any vulnerability can put you at risk, and the ramifications Fortunately, this risk is able to be managed by going on the offense against hackers. Here’s how external penetration testing from TrollEye Security reduces your network vulnerabilities while strengthening and creating value for your organization:
Gives you insights into the weaknesses of your systemsEveryone thinks they’re safe – until they find out they’re not. With external penetration testing you can discover your system’s areas of vulnerability before getting a ransom demand in exchange for getting your data back.
Proactively protects your information and reputationIt’s embarrassing to have to tell a customer, vendor, or (worst of all) a patient in a medical practice that their private information has been lost or stolen. External penetration testing is a key tactic to help ensure you’ll never have to have that conversation.
Helps you build trust with your customers and vendorsWhen clients, partners, vendors, and other stakeholders in your business want to know what steps you’re taking to protect their data, you can be proud to tell them you’re not satisfied with internal defensive measures only. Instead, you’re going on the offense with external penetration testing. This goes a long way in bolstering their confidence and willingness to work with you.
More predictable expensesBy using external penetration testing services, you can create a more predictable budget by investing in your network and web application security instead of paying ransom or hiring someone to come in after the fact and clean up the mess. Less vulnerability makes keeping those financial risks properly managed much easier.
Reduce Risk Of Business DisruptionIf you are hit with a ransomware attack or other type of malware, it can mean days or even weeks of business disruption while you work to get your systems back up and running. This can cost you money in lost productivity, damage to your reputation, and more. External penetration testing helps reduce the risk of these types of disruptions by identifying vulnerabilities before they become serious problems.
Our Reviews: Look Inside TrollEye Security
We understand that partnering with a penetration testing company is an investmentof trust in the security of your organization. Read about the experiences of TrollEye Security’s customers here.
The Plan of Attack:External Penetration Testing MethodologyEach step in external penetration testing is carefully thought out ahead of time, just like an actual attack. Here is what TrollEye Security will do as we uncover points of vulnerability and test the limits of your network security.
TrollEye is Your Ally Against Hackers
TrollEye Security specializes in offensive cybersecurity strategies that anticipate and thwart cyberattacks before they can harm the organization. We provide high-quality, fully integrated solutions. And we don’t stop with external penetration test services. A serious penetration test approach cannot be a one-time operation conducted once a year. Threat actors are constantly coming up with new ways to attack. We perform constant integrated penetration testing so that you can continuously secure your software, plug gaps, patch leaks, and tighten up defenses.Hackers will see that your company is not the victim they’re searching for.
Our proprietary risk management platform, Command Center, was developed basedon decades of experience in cybersecurity. Our top-tier penetration test experts have gone deep inside the minds of the criminals who seek to steal your information, crash your web application, hold your data hostage, or grab sensitive customer information. We're constantly scanning the activities of hackers to learn their newest and most sophisticated tactics so we can add them to our toolbox. Our credentials include SnortCP (Snort Certified Professional), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), HP ASE (Network Security) and HP Master ASE (Network Infrastructure) and OSCP certifications. In addition to ongoing research and information gathering aboutcybercriminals, we also pursue additional industry certifications including OSWE.
Our goal is to provide you with all types of internal and external test assessment information to keep your organization secure. When this risk is managed properly, your network and web application vulnerability plummets, letting you get back to work with confidence and peace of mind.
External Threats, Internal Solutions
These days, it’s no longer simple hacking or identity theft that poses real threats to businesses and other organizations. Cyber criminals have become very sophisticated, and management must constantly be on the alert as new threats are developed. Here are some of the most common attacks businesses are facing today, both internal and external.
What to Expect When Working with TrollEye SecurityWith TrollEye’s penetration test skills and high-level offensive strategies, your organization can be confident that your protocol for success has been tested and proven. Our clients receive timely, accurate, actionable information about their cyber security posture and get an assessment that allows the organization’s internal management to make smart, informed decisions.
Based on our initial consultation, we will create a custom program that relates to your network systems as well as the unique needs and risks of your company. Our estimates are determined by the number of live assets in the test, the number of software repositories and web application targets that will be tested, and, if applicable, the number of social engineering targets. It will also include both internal and external penetration tests as requested. Based on this assessment, together we agree on the Rules of Engagement (ROE) which sets the parameters of the testing, including date, time, and extent of each test.
When the MSA (Master Service Agreement, which clearly outlines the services and assessment testing to be performed) and ROE are completed, the first test will be scheduled. As our team of penetration testers begins scanning and analyzing your network vulnerability position in a methodic and controlled manner, we'll notify you immediately when weaknesses are found so they can be managed - and eliminated - as quickly as possible.
Stay Ahead of Hackers with External Penetration Testing
As the threat landscape evolves, businesses must constantly adapt their security strategies to stay ahead of the curve. External penetration testing is an essential part of any comprehensive security plan to keep cyber risks well managed. By simulating real-world attacks, we can help you identify vulnerabilities and develop solutions to harden your network against attack.
You don't know how secure your system is until it gets put to the test. You can wait for a cyber attack to find out, or you, can call TrollEye Security instead.