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Web Application Security

When to do Penetration Testing

Regular penetration testing is becoming increasingly important. What many business owners seem to want to know, however, is when to arrange a system test. Any application that processes personal data, whether in the storing or retrieving personal data, needs to have its security tested regularly according to GDPR Article 32 (1.D). Many systems have never … Read more

What is Web Application Security Testing?

Web application penetration testing describes the process of simulating an unobtrusive attack against a web application. It allows companies to understand vulnerabilities that are easy to miss during the development process. These vulnerabilities can have wide-reaching consequences to the application as well as the data stored within its database. 

How is Penetration Testing Performed?

Penetration testing comes in many forms and is often dependent on the type of application/ system being tested. This often falls into four categories. API penetration test, mobile penetration test/application penetration test, infrastructure penetration test, and web application penetration test. Each one of these types of tests has different steps and techniques. API Penetration Testing: … Read more

Tools for penetration testing

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We all know that skilled hackers are only as good as the tools they use – whether they are self-made or widely available to download, professionals rely on tools to speed up tests and complete tasks which would otherwise not be humanly possible (such as exploit’s with race conditions, for example). So, here they are; Sencode Cyber Security’s top 5 hacking tools as of February 2021.

Security Beyond Compliance

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Having spoken to many cybersecurity professionals at various networking events and expos, one recurring topic of conversation seems to arise; that business owners are put off improving their cybersecurity posture because they have little knowledge of the dangers that cybercrime can pose, or of the simple methods by which they can achieve security. Many organisations … Read more