A penetration test, colloquially known as a pen test, is an authorized simulated attack on a computer system that looks for security weaknesses, potentially gaining access to the system's features and data.
The process typically identifies the target systems and a particular goal, then reviews available information and undertakes various means to attain the goal. A penetration test target may be:
A penetration test can help determine whether a system is vulnerable to attack, if the defenses were sufficient, and which defenses (if any) the test defeated.
Security issues that the penetration test uncovers should be reported to the system owner. Penetration test reports may also assess potential impacts to the organization and suggest countermeasures to reduce risk.
The goals of a penetration test vary depending on the type of approved activity for any given engagement with the primary goal focused on finding vulnerabilities that could be exploited by a nefarious actor, and informing the client of those vulnerabilities along with recommended mitigation strategies.
Flaw hypothesis methodology is a systems analysisand penetration prediction technique where a list of hypothesized laws in a software system are compiled through analysis of the specifications and documentation for the system. The list of hypothesized flaws is then prioritized on the basis of the estimated probability that a flaw actually exists, and on the ease of exploiting it to the extent of control or compromise. The prioritized list is used to direct the actual testing of the system.
MWI - Markweb Informatica is a North Italian company that works in Piedmont,Lombardy and Liguria. It deals with computer security and tailored web application development
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We are specialized in web application creation, websites development, accounting,staf and orders management . We use encrypted servers and virtual networks to allow the connection of multiple locations all over the world.
IT Security is the branch of IT that deals with the analysis of vulnerabilities,risks, threats or attacks. It is aimed at protecting of hardware, software and communication between devices. This purpose is achieved thanks to some technical and organizational measures. We ensure: data integrity, data encryption, physical and logical access via authentication, features and services availability and the total protection of the system by malwares and other attacks.
Very often, our customers ask us to turn their ideas in a source code. This is a very delicate operation and needs a deep valuation. First we need to get all the ideas and write on paper the project, then we do some sketch to see a program preview. At this point begins the partial writing of the code, a very important step. The customer can check in every time and apply for changes. Generally the project needs about 2 to 8 month for the whole develop.
Often the customers we meet ask us if we can develop smartphone applications and how much costs a tailored one. The most logic answer is: absolutely yes! We also deal with custom Android apps, but the real question is how much it costs. Looking in several stores (e.g. Play Store by Google) we can see that there are totally free apps. This could be confusing and could give awrong perception: you could think that developing a smartphone application has a low price and would be available to every budgets. But the reality is diferent from what we can imagine.