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Our API penetration testing services cover an extensive attack surface that includes OWASP’s Top 10 vulnerabilities in order to identify the most important risks found in modern APIs regardless of the technologies it was built on.

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What is API Security Testing?

API security testing is the primary assessment used to identify and address vulnerabilities in Web services that could be exploited by hackers for malicious purposes, using the same tools and techniques. Our API penetration testing services simulate a real cyberattacking targeting your Web services and offer an accurate representation of your API security by presenting several real-world opportunities for hackers to circumvent your security measures and launch additional attacks.

OWASP Top 10 API Vulnerabilities

Our API security tests combine both automatic and in-depth manual testing techniques. We use the OWASP’s API security standard as a baseline for our testing methodology in order to identify vulnerabilities unique to each API.

METHODOLOGY

Our API Security Testing Methodology

Our approach is based on manual techniques and goes beyond a typical scan, allowing you to identify complex vulnerabilities present in modern APIs. Here is a breakdown of our approach divided in three distinct types of tests:
Source Code Review

Security Assessment

Our experts validate that your API meets various security requirements. For instance, authorization parameters and data access conditions are assessed to determine how the API handles permissions.

Penetration Testing

We attempt to breach your API by circumventing user privileges and bypassing authentication functions to identify technical vulnerabilities that allow hackers to further infiltrate your systems.

Fuzzing

Using various attack methods commonly deployed by hackers, we manipulate API requests and parameters to identify vulnerabilities that can be exploited to compromise your security.

EXPLOITS

Improve Your API Security

In order to maximize the identified vulnerabilities, our extensive attack surface covers various types of exploits commonly used by hackers to breach your API:

Parameter tampering

Fuzz testing

Endpoint authorisation

XSS Attack

Command injection

Endpoint authentication

CSRF attack

Man-in-the-middle attack

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“ By 2022, API abuses will be the most-frequent attack vector ”

-Gartner Research

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Frequently Asked Questions

Penetration testing is essential to any business, but it remains a complex subject and choosing the right provider can be challenging. The following FAQ answers the most frequently asked questions to help you make an informed decision. Couldn’t find your answer? Ask an expert for free.

The cost of a penetration test varies significantly according to a number of factors. The most determining factor is the size and complexity of the testing scope. Contact sales to get a quote or read our blog post to learn more.

Average projects take between 2-3 weeks from start to finish.

We are flexible and usually can adapt to your deadlines.
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Yes. At the end of the project, we offer a free retest of the identified vulnerabilities to validate your corrective measures.

Once this is done, we provide an attestation letter that allows your organization to easily comply with various third-party requirements (SOC 2, PCI-DSS, ISO27001, GDPR, etc.)

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Vumetric is an ISO9001-certified company offering penetration testing, IT security audits and specialized cybersecurity services. We bring proven best practices to every project and have delivered our services across five continents. Our clients include S&P 500 companies, SMEs and government agencies.

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