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Penetration Testing

Understand the real-world risks and impacts of system vulnerabilities.
Penetration testing – whether it’s internal or external, white-box or black-box – uncovers critical issues and demonstrates how well your network and information assets are protected. Because Hellfire Security thinks and acts like an attacker, you can discover critical vulnerabilities and remediate them before they are exploited.


Our penetration testing engagements identify threats to your organization, key assets that may be at risk, and the threat agents that may attempt to compromise them. Each engagement is customized to your requirements and may span from breaching a single host to gaining deep network access.
We begin by identifying assignment objectives, as well as the attack vectors and scenarios that we’ll use. Throughout the engagement, we provide ongoing status reports, immediate identification of critical risks, recommendations to enhance security, and knowledge transfer for your technical team. At the end of the process, we ensure you have a complete understanding of the exploitable vulnerabilities in your environment and recommended remediation strategies.
Our penetration methodology follows these standard phases:

Information Gathering
  • Information found on the Internet that relates to your company, your employees, and your systems

  • Network mapping and host discovery

  • Service identification, vulnerability scanning, and web application discovery

  • Identification of critical systems and network protections

Vulnerability Identification
  • Research exploits and attacks based on enumerated information

  • Manual testing tailored to the deployment and business purpose of the target

Vulnerability Exploitation
  • Active exploitation of vulnerable systems and applications

  • Password guessing against available services and applications

Post Exploitation
  • Escalation of privileges and compromised credentials

  • Use of compromised systems to gain access further into the network

  • Attempts to access business-critical systems or information to demonstrate impact

Daily Briefings

During the test, we communicate with you daily to let you know what we did, what we found out, and what we have planned for tomorrow. Giving you an opportunity to ask questions or make changes at any point in the test.

Executive and Technical Reports

At the conclusion of the test, Hellfire provides you with two reports: one for executive management so that they can understand the risks involved and one for the IT department, demonstrating the attacks and what we were able to accomplish with them, so that they can recreate what we found both before and after remediation. Allowing them to ensure that the risk is really gone.

Types of Tests

Perimeter Test

Hellfire Security identifies and examines vulnerabilities for external, or Internet facing, systems.

Internal Test

Hellfire Security identifies and examines vulnerabilities for internal systems.

Web, Mobile, and Enterprise Application Penetration Testing

Hellfire Security identifies and examines vulnerabilities in specific applications, and/or the sub-systems that support them.

Why choose Hellfire Security as your penetration testing partner

  • Insurance companies, financial institutions, and telecommunications companies are some of the most security conscious companies in the world. They could work with anybody but they choose to work with the best. They choose to work with Hellfire Security.

  • Our team members undergo extensive training, speak at Defcon and Blackhat regularly, and have earned industry certifications, including GXPN, GPEN, GCIA, OSCP, and CISSP.

  • Our approach goes beyond automated tools and processes to include deep knowledge of how compromises can occur. In other words, this isn’t an intern with vulnerability scanner. These are real hackers.

  • We ensure assessments are effectively executed within limited engagement windows by prioritizing testing of critical devices and components.

  • Our assessments provide valuable, actionable insights into discovered vulnerabilities, potential attack paths, business impact of breaches, and remediation steps. All provided in an easy to understand report that allow you to take immediate action.

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