Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing

Vulnerability Assessment

What is a vulnerability?

A vulnerability is a design flaw or mis-configuration which makes your network susceptible to malicious attacks from local or remote users.  Depending on the level of the security risk, the successful exploitation of a vulnerability can vary from the disclosure of information about the machine to a complete compromise of the machine.

What can CSC do to help me?

The primary objective for assessing vulnerability management within a company’s infrastructure is to identify vulnerabilities that may adversely impact systems security, performance, or functionality.  We use commercially-available tools as well as manual testing to identify vulnerabilities from an external perspective; such vulnerabilities could be exploited by a remote attacker and are therefore of particular concern to management.  In addition, we identify vulnerabilities that are present within the internal company infrastructure to allow for a complete view of vulnerabilities within the environment.  We work closely with IT management to confirm vulnerabilities and eliminate false positives and provide comprehensive reporting that allows for you to easily parse through the results and focus on those vulnerabilities that pose the most risk to the systems environment.

Penetration Testing

What is penetration testing?

Penetration testing simulates an attack from malicious outsiders who do not have an authorized means of accessing a company’s systems.

What can CSC do to help me?

We use a variety of techniques to assess the management of vulnerabilities that may impact systems security, performance, or functionality.  We perform targeted testing of identified vulnerabilities to determine if these can be successfully exploited.  Testing is tailored to our clients’ specific environment and may include port scanning, zone transfers, mail server tests, and limited denial of service attacks.

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