Sense of Security is one of Australia’s most trusted providers of cyber resilience, information security and risk management services.
However, the way conduct business and consume products has changed the environment in which we work. There really isn’t a perimeter anymore – thanks to the ubiquity of mobile devices, social networking, wireless networking, and cloud computing. Our data is everywhere, and its accessible.
While attacks may originate from external sources, an unsuspecting party that clicks on a link or executes malicious code can be easily compromised and used as a pivot point to attack other systems or data in the internal network.
A successful external attack can quickly become a broader internal attack.
The internal network penetration test (INPT) creates a replication of an inside attack, whether it be a spiteful employee or an outside attacker that has gained internal access criminally.
An Internal Network Penetration Test shows how an insider can infiltrate the internal network and computer system and gain access to classified information.
This test is very similar to the external penetration test; however, the main difference is that the attacker either has approved access or is starting from the inside.
Test Scenarios include:
Areas of concern: