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Web Application Penetration Testing Services

Our Web application penetration testing services help you identify and fix vulnerabilities in mission-critical web applications and websites. From dynamic cloud-hosted applications to traditional 3-tier infrastructures, we’ve secured hundreds of Web Apps in a variety of contexts.

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What is Web Application Penetration Testing?

Web application penetration testing is an assessment designed to identify and address vulnerabilities in Web applications that could be exploited by hackers. With millions of users relying on Web applications every day to manage their most sensitive information, many companies now integrate Web application penetration tests as an integral part of their development cycle to protect their users’ sensitive information.

Our Web Application Penetration Testing Services

Following a proven methodology based on the OWASP standard, our Web application penetration testing services identify the most common vulnerabilities and even the most subtle business logic flaws.

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Test your website's security.

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Test your cloud-hosted applications.

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Test your software-as-a-service.

"Pentest for Startups" Program

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Manual vs. Automated Application Testing

Most professionals in the industry agree that application risks cannot be sufficiently mitigated by relying on automated testing solutions. While it can be a great starting point for organizations that lack the budget to undergo frequent manual testing of their application, it should never be your only resort to test your application’s security. Here are examples of high/critical vulnerabilities that can only be identified through manual testing:
Source code Review

logic flaws

network vulnerability


Host security review



Access control

management flaws

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More About Automated vs Manual
Application Security Testing

Read our comprehensive article detailing the main shortcomings of automated application testing solutions and when you should use them.

OWASP Best practices

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

Our Web Application Penetration Testing Process

If your organization has not gone through a penetration test before, you may not know what to expect. Even if you have, maybe you are wondering what Vumetric’ stages of penetration testing are. Here is a high-level break down of each step of our proven process:

Project Scoping

Duration: ~ 1-2 days

Activities: We learn about your specific needs and objectives.

Outcome: Business proposal, signed contract.

Kick-off / Planning

Duration: ~ 1 hour

Activities: We review the scope of work, discuss requirements and planning.

Outcome: Scope validation, test planning.

Penetration Testing

Duration: ~ 2-3 weeks

Activities: We execute the test in accordance with the project scope.

Outcome: Detailed penetration test report, presentation.

Remediation Testing

Duration: Up to 1 month

Activities: We test and validate vulnerability fixes.

Outcome: Remediation report, attestation.


Our Technological Expertise

We have performed projects on a wide range of technologies, including but not limited to the following:

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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.

Web application penetration testing is a specialized form of security testing that focuses on identifying vulnerabilities in web applications: from it’s hosting, database, software and programming language used, to each action that can be taken on the application.

Unlike other types of security testing, web application penetration testing takes into account the unique architecture and design of web applications in order to more effectively identify potential security risks. Additionally, web application penetration testing often employs both automated and manual testing techniques in order to accurately contextualize findings and provide actionable recommendations tailored to the features present in the app.

The security of web applications can be tested through a variety of methods, including manual and automated testing techniques. Manual testing techniques involve manually inspecting the code and architecture of an application in order to identify potential security risks in the way each action is handled. Automated testing techniques make use of specialized software to automatically scan an application for known vulnerabilities.

However, automated testing alone is insufficient for identifying all potential security risks present in an application, because they are often complex and unique, making it impossible for automated scanners to accurately identify all potential vulnerabilities. For this reason, our testers leverage a combination of both manual and automated testing techniques to assess the security of web applications

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.
Contact us to discuss planning and schedule.

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, Leader in Web Application Penetration Testing

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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