There is no shortage of companies that say they are experts at conducting pen tests. Determining which vendor is the right fit for your organization is critical. A properly executed pen test can give you peace of mind that your systems are secure. A poorly executed test will fail to prevent threats and create a false sense of security.
There are 10 steps you should take when selecting a penetration testing vendor. It helps to determine the scope of the project and your needs before initiating discussions, but pen test providers can also help walk you through your needs.
- Project Scope
- Specializations Needed
- Credentials and Certifications
- Reputation and References
- Sample Reports
- Data Security
- Skills Evaluation
- Liability Insurance
- Rules of Engagement
- Clear Expectations
The company you pick to do penetration testing is critical to help yourself avoid becoming a victim. Attackers are running sophisticated attacks and evolving constantly to stay a step ahead of your protections. You need to work with an experienced cybersecurity company that is at the top of their industry and can deliver actionable results for you.
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