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Web-Site Security Audit – How it works?

Web-Site Security Audit allows to find vulnerabilities in the site

Web-Site Security Audit which identifies vulnerabilities is a powerful tool for information security resource. Security audit site – a complex of operations to identify errors in the code of the site and server software, which attackers can use to compromise the site. Ususally, this work includes such activities as the web-site scanning for vulnerabilities, manual analysis of site content, finding and identifying errors in the logic of the script and web application components.

The official website is an important asset of any company, regardless of what functions it performs. You can use it for e-commerce, to communicate with suppliers and customers, to increase sales and maintain the loyalty of your customers. Based on this, your life must be stable and operate smoothly. To ensure these conditions is only possible with due regard to the security of a resource, this procedure called as web-site security audit.

Web Application Security – the most important issue for businesses in contact with the Internet. During development of web-resources security issue is still overshadowed, giving way to a spectacular design and ease of use through the use of new technologies the impressive “Web 2.0.” Many companies still do not understand how important information security audit of the sites and Web applications and what role it plays.

Often, site security audit resort after the fact, already after the site was compromised, noted in the search engine results pageas as malicious or even removed from their positions. Traffic to the site drops to a minimum, customers and employees is alerted that a site is infected with viruses or malwares. To avoid hacking by hackers web-site should take regular security audits and strictly follows the recommendations of experts.

Web-site vulnerabilities verification will be carried out by testing for resistance to the combined methods of attacks. In cases where the site is based on the popular CMS (Bitrix, NetCat, WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal and many others) it will be tested further the stability of the system to known exploits. Install the latest updates to prevent hacking of the site based on popular CMS is not enought. You must delete the old accounts, check the relevance of plug-ins, extensions and modules, pay attention to the official script and hosting settings – the whole range of such services is a security audit of the site. After the verification of the site for vulnerabilities presence, the customer receives a report and recommendations to remedy vulnerabilities. All work is carried out strictly according to the non-disclosure agreement (NDA).

A quarterly security audit of the site in the automatic mode

Automatic security audit mode can detect up to 70% of common vulnerabilities. This audit allows site owners to obtain in-time information on the vulnerable and potentially vulnerable web services, and having such information he is able to deal with them. Automatic security audit (“Standard” plan) can detect most types of vulnerabilities, which are identified by popular vulnerabilities scanners of web applications that attackers are actively using.