What is Security Testing?
GDS security engineers assess many of the largest enterprise financial and banking applications in commercial use today. These complex applications store and provide access to highly sensitive financial data and are used by millions of customers on a daily basis.
Benefits and Insights
Why use Security Testing?
Key differentiators & advantages of Security Testing
- Black Box Application Testing
The GDS Black-Box security testing methodology leverages both manual and automated testing techniques to assess the security of a live instance of the targeted application.
- Source Code Review
GDS Source Code Reviews uncover security vulnerabilities and their development root causes in the source code of mission-critical business applications.
- Penetration Testing
Infrastructure penetration testing is one of the most realistic ways of determining the likelihood of a network security breach.
- Vulnerability Remediation
Minimizing the time required to correctly address high risk application or network infrastructure security vulnerabilities is the goal of the GDS Vulnerability Remediation service line.
- Social Engineering
Social Engineering testing allows us to identify weaknesses in the human perimeter of an organization. This type of review allows us to gauge an organization's exposure to real-world Social Engineering attack scenarios.
- CESG (CHECK) IT Health Checks
GDS is a member of the United Kingdom government's CESG CHECK IT Health Check scheme, allowing GDS to provide security assurance services on UK Government and CNI systems processing data that is protectively marked, up to and including CONFIDENTIAL.
- CREST STAR Testing
GDS is a CREST Member organization able to deliver CBEST/CREST STAR intelligence-led penetration testing for Financial Services organizations regulated by the Bank of England in the United Kingdom.
- Cyber Essentials Certification
GDS is a Certification Company for the United Kingdom Government Cyber Essentials scheme, allowing organizations to demonstrate that they practice effective cyber security.