Nowadays, the increase in the number of security incidents experienced by systems and their impact on the business has become a major concern.
If the necessary precautions are not taken, any system handling sensitive or confidential information is at risk of being attacked and breached.
Every day, new ways to attack a system emerge. It therefore becomes crucial to be up-to-date in terms of security, and that task must be part of the development and maintenance stages of any software.
Using an approach based on security tests, it is possible to identify vulnerabilities within a system and understand whether that system is protected against different types of attacks.
Penetration tests are a way to evaluate security from an attacker’s point of view, whether the attacker is external or within the organization itself.
There are other ways to address security matters, such as analyzing the source code, integrating verification and validation activities during the software’s lifecycle.
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Methodology and International Standards
The methodology applied to security services is based on techniques, tools and processes proposed by the OWASP international organization.
OWASP’s Top 10 is one of the most important vulnerability rankings across the world, and is used as a guide to prioritize and create awareness.
Other standards such as the OWASP Testing Guide, the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS) and the OWASP Mobile Application Security Verification Standard (MASVS) are used to evaluate different solution types.
Depending on the activities or the industry for each organization, the practices suggested by international standards are also applied. These include, for example, ISO 27.000, HIPAA, GDPR and PCI-DSS, among others.
The ability to determine the risks associated with the business is just as important as discovering any vulnerabilities.
This approach makes it possible to make informed decisions regarding the impact of any vulnerability or threat, thus saving time and avoiding any distractions regarding less relevant aspects.
The risk analysis is based on two main factors: the probability of the attack occurring and the impact it will have on the system and the business.