What is Application Security?
iSEC Partners assists clients in improving the security of the software they develop or outsource. iSEC Partners' services help enterprises and product companies to improve security during project design, implementation, testing and once software is released or running in a production environment. Their recommendations help development teams understand the business and security implications of choices made when designing and developing a product or service.
Benefits and Insights
Why use Application Security?
Key differentiators & advantages of Application Security
- Application and Product Penetration Testing
- Identification of security weaknesses through penetration testing with or without code review
- Demonstration of weaknesses as needed to validate findings
- Simplified architecture review and threat modeling
- Characterization of the impact of a successful attack
- Recommend solutions for addressing weaknesses
- The application, protocol, or implementation's security posture is reported
- Upon request, a public facing document explaining the test methodology and results can be provided Application Design Review
- Conduct a review of a system's design
- Identify security implications of the design
- Perform threat modeling
- Perform a gap analysis between the design and industry best practices
- Enumerate conflicts between business requirements and security considerations so informed trade offs are made
- Recommend solutions for addressing security weaknesses
- Can be conducted prior to implementation, or once in production Application Code Review
- Examine sensitive areas of software code
- Identify security flaws including: race conditions, overflows, character set conversion problems, logical errors, bad assumptions, key management flaws, and cryptographic mistakes
- Recommend specific fixes and general coding practice improvements appropriate to the Client's environment - Lead groups of developer through code review exercises to enhance the Client's ability to audit code
- Upon request, a public facing document explaining the test methodology and results can be provided