Penetration Testing Darmstadt

Trusted Ethical Hackers Darmstadt

Our certified penetration testers and IT security experts test IT security from the perspective and with the means of a hacker. A pentest is one of the most effective ways to put your IT security through its paces and then eliminate the vulnerabilities discovered.

  • Certified Pentesters (OSCP, OSCE, GPEN)
  • Penetration testing on networks, web applications, APIs and IT systems
  • Pentests on web applications according to OWASP Web Security Testing Guide and OWASP TOP-10
  • Get to know your IT environment from an attacker's perspective
  • Detect vulnerabilities before your attackers!
  • No hidden costs | transparent & fair
  • Free consultation
  • Vendor-independent IT security experts for Darmstadt
  • Implementation according to BSI standards, PTES
  • Detailed report with clear action plan

+49 621 48 345 010

We can be reached by phone, email or via our contact form.

Your advantages at a glance

With our penetration tests and security audits, Redlings reliably identifies security vulnerabilities that put our customers at risk. Benefit from our experienced penetration testers.

Vendor-independent
and individual

Free
initial consultation

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Penetration Testers


Our Cyber Security Experts

Our IT security experts for penetration testing have many years of experience in conducting security tests. Through regular training and continuing education, they are always up to date.

Who we are

Redlings is a EU/Germany-based company specializing in penetration testing.

Ensure your defenses are up to current threats. With our manual deep-dive engagements, we identify security vulnerabilities security vulnerabilities that put customers at risk. Through our Continuous Collaborative Testing service offering, we take a long-term security approach and work with our customers to ensure that their security posture is constantly improving.

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Reasons

for a

Pentest

Every Redlings pentest is subject to strict guidelines and ethical principles.

1

Priorisierung von IT-Risiken

With a penetration test you can determine which existing vulnerabilities have the greatest impact on your web applications and network. on your web applications and network. Use your resources and time more efficiently.

2

Training of the internal IT team

The results of a penetration test can help your developers and administrators make fewer mistakes. A pentest detects misconfigurations, programming errors and other vulnerabilities.

3

Evidence-based investment

Investments in security measures should always be supported with concrete evidence to demonstrate the value to the business. By showing your leadership team the value of an investment, you can justify your need for more resources

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4

Protect your most important data and the trust of your customers

Company and customer data is considered the lifeblood of a business and can be extremely damaging in the wrong hands. With a pentest, your company can better protect its data assets and, if possible, prevent attacks.

5

Compliance requirements

Regulations such as PCI-DSS, but also ISO 27001/2 and others, may require regular penetration tests. Some contractual regulations may also contain such a requirement.

6

Implementation of Security Policy

Are important patches missing or are applications and operating systems not hardened? If your pentesters can show that applications and network areas with good implementation have fewer security vulnerabilities, this often has the effect of motivating them to follow the security guidelines.

7

Increase the effectiveness of your security investments

Often, our penetration testers uncover unused potential of existing security technologies. The performance of security systems can often be significantly increased as a result.

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Detection of vulnerabilities

Penetration tests attack your network and web applications like a hacker would - but without causing any damage. This allows you to find and fix vulnerabilities before the attackers do.

9

Konsequenzen eines Understand Cybersecurity Incidents

Penetration testing gives you unvarnished feedback on the possible consequences of an IT security incident such as a ransomware attack.

Steps for a Penetration Test

1

Kick-Off

The project schedule is planned and prepared during the joint kick-off meeting. Among other things, the following points will be discussed:

  • Contact information exchange
  • Start and end date, test time window if applicable
  • Confirmation of the exact scope of the project
  • Presentation of the test item
  • Providing information for the testers (e.g. API documentation in case of an API test)
  • Agreement on the test environment and procedures
2

Penetration Test Execution

Now the security test takes place. Here, it usually consists of one (or more) commissioned test modules.

  • Pentest Network (internal)
  • Pentest Network (external)
  • Web Application & Web-API penetration test
  • Wifi Pentest
  • Red Teaming
  • IoT/Hardware Security Assessment
  • Active Directory Security Assessment
  • Social Engineering
3

Report

The test results are compiled in a report. This will include, among others, the sections listed below:

  • Summary of the results and description of the framework of the project
  • Listing and description of security vulnerabilities found with risk assessment and remediation actions
  • Proof documentation on the security vulnerabilities, screenshots if necessary
4

Final Discussion

The penetration test and its result are discussed in a final meeting with all parties involved. We understand very well that the discovered and documented security vulnerabilities are only the first step. Concrete measures for the improvement of IT security must be derived and also implemented.

Let us advise you free of charge!

Check what damage hackers can do to you with a penetration test.

As a pentester and ethical hacker, we emulate attacks on corporate IT using the same tools and methods that criminal organizations use every day in Darmstadt, Germany, Europe and worldwide.

So erreichen Sie uns

  • Redlings Darmstadt
    64289 Darmstadt
  • +49 621 48 345 010
  • info@redlings.com
  • Workdays from 8 am - 6 pm
  • In case of emergency 24/7

Häufige Fragen

What is a penetration test?

A penetration test, or "pentest" for short, is a security check that emulates an attack by a malicious party on a network or application to identify security vulnerabilities. This test is coordinated in advance and conducted in such a way that no system is damaged. At the end of the test, you will receive a report that includes the problems and vulnerabilities found, along with suggestions on how to fix them.

What do we need to provide before a pentest?

At the beginning of the process, we try to familiarize ourselves with your company and the scope of work so that we are able to provide an accurate quote. We gather this information on purpose so that we don't come back and ask for more testing time (and additional costs). The more information you are willing to share with us, the better we can provide an estimate.

However, some customers want a black box approach, where only a limited amount of information is provided, to simulate a real attack and the response to it. In this case, we still need to capture the size/complexity, that is required for testing, and therefore have some fundamental questions about scope.

How does an IT security audit differ from a penetration test?

An IT security audit examines the security of a company's IT systems from a holistic perspective. Security threats can arise not only from attacks, but also from technical incidents, organizational deficiencies or force majeure.
Security audits often take place as part of an ISMS (information security management system) and examine not only technical security elements but also compliance with the company's own standards and guidelines, security processes, employee training (keyword information security awareness) and similar aspects. Some security audits also include elements of a vulnerability scan.
However, a security audit usually does not go into as much technical detail as a manual penetration test.

How is the scope of a penetration test defined?

The scope of a penetration test should always be jointly adapted to the specifics of the company as well as the system to be tested.

In the case of a Web application, the scope often consists of the server and operational landscape as well as the user interfaces and APIs. Often, there are enterprise applications that have been specifically was written and that you want to have looked at.

Other considerations also play a role in a network pentest. In particular, the scope you choose should include mission-critical systems that would Could compromise security in the event of a compromise, e.g. because they store sensitive data, such as user information, passwords or customer data.

How long does a pentest take?

Similar to cost, the duration of penetration testing depends on several factors. Penetration testing is a hands-on assessment that does not lend itself to short, quick sprints. At Redlings, we tend to have pentesting projects start at week or so, but many projects can extend over a much longer period of time. extend over a significantly longer period of time.

How much does a penetration test cost?

As with any business service, the cost of a penetration test varies significantly depending on several factors. significantly depending on several factors.

Scoping details such as network IP addresses, complexity and number of (web) applications and employees for social engineering are key factors in determining project size. Taking these variables into consideration, our team works diligently to, align the scope details with your organization's security requirements.

Nevertheless, some empirical values that can serve as an initial guide can be mentioned. A high-quality, professional pentest performed by experts usually costs usually from about €10,000, but can be for large projects also significantly above this amount.

Redlings also offers discounts for multi-year contracts ("continuous pentesting") to ensure, that your company has a consistent pentesting partner, and can can stretch the security budget further.

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Network Pentest

A network penetration test is a security assessment for your organization's internal or external IT infrastructure and exposed network services.

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Web Application Penetration Testing

We examine your web applications and web servers for vulnerabilities.

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Cloud Penetration Testing

Cloud Penetration Testing is a security assessment of one or more systems in a cloud environment (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP).

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Scenario Penetration Testing

Assess the effecitvness of your prevention, detection and response capabilities against common adversarial tactics.

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Active Directory Security Assessment

An Active Directory Security Assessment includes a forest and domain trust configuration and security review as well as an assessment of conrols for administrative groups and privileged access accounts.

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Red Teaming & Purple Teaming

Assess your organisation's threat detection and response capabilities using a emulated cyber attack.

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Vulnerability Assessment

The Redlings Vulnerability Assessment Service helps you better understand and manage your organisation's cybersecurity risks by providing assistance in identifying, classifying and mitigating them.

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Social Engineering & Phishing Testing

A Social Engineering Security Assessment may range from simple email phishing to sophisticated campaigns using multiple communication techniques including spearphishing, vishing and on-site engagement.

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CISO-as-Service

Redlings provides organizations with top-notch security experts who have years of experience building and running information security programs.

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Governance, Risk & Compliance

Our GRC experts can provide you with assistance delivering your information security project.

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Security Architecture

Our goal is to ensure that your company has fully integrated 'security-by-design' right from the start of the project.

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DevSecOps and SDLC Consulting

Our security experts will infuse security policies, tooling, and practices into your DevOps environment.

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