Why VAPT is important for your Business?

In today’s digital age, businesses are increasingly relying on technology to operate, which means they are also becoming more vulnerable to cyber-attacks. With the rise of cybercrime and the constant evolution of hacking techniques, it has become more important than ever for businesses to take measures to protect themselves from security threats. One such measure is VAPT, or Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.


What is Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing?

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, commonly referred to as VAPT, is a security testing methodology that is used to identify and assess the security vulnerabilities in a company’s IT infrastructure. It mainly involves carrying out a vulnerability assessment and penetration testing.

Vulnerability assessment is the process where security analysts identify vulnerabilities in your applications/networks. This can be done through various techniques, including automated scanning tools and manual testing. The goal of vulnerability assessment is to identify all possible entry points for attackers.

Penetration testing, on the other hand, involves attempting to exploit the identified vulnerabilities in order to gain unauthorized access to the company’s IT infrastructure. This is done by simulating real-world attacks(also referred to as WhiteBox) to identify potential weaknesses that could be exploited by cybercriminals. Penetration testing helps to identify and fix vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by attackers.

In addition to traditional security audits, organizations are increasingly turning towards cloud security solutions such as DevSecOps and Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) processes for more comprehensive VAPT coverage. By leveraging these advanced techniques

Benefits of VAPT

  • Identifying vulnerabilities: VAPT helps to identify vulnerabilities, measure risks associated, and secure your organization’s posture.
  • Reduced Risks: By identifying vulnerabilities and fixing them, VAPT helps to reduce the risk of cyber attacks.
  • Security Visibility: VAPT provides visibility into the security posture of an organization by highlighting weak points that need attention.
  • Meeting regulatory compliance: Many industries have regulatory requirements for security testing, and VAPT helps to ensure compliance with these requirements.
  • Cost savings: By identifying vulnerabilities early on, VAPT helps to reduce the costs associated with fixing security issues before they can become costly incidents.

Importance of VAPT for Growing Business

For growing businesses, VAPT is particularly important. As businesses grow, their IT infrastructure becomes more complex, making it more difficult to identify and fix vulnerabilities. This complexity also makes businesses more vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

VAPT helps growing businesses identify and fix vulnerabilities early on before they can be exploited by attackers. By doing so, VAPT helps to protect growing businesses from financial losses and reputational damage that could result from a cyber attack.

What to look out from a VAPT provider?

  • Industry Experience: Look for a provider that has experience in your industry, as they will have a better understanding of the specific vulnerabilities that are common in your industry.
  • Uses up-to-date testing techniques: Cyber threats are constantly evolving, so it is important to choose a provider that uses up-to-date testing techniques.
  • Vulnerability Details and Mitigation Assistance: Look for a provider that provides detailed reports that clearly outline the identified vulnerabilities, and recommended fixes and guide you through mitigating security defects.
  • Offers ongoing support: Cybersecurity is an ongoing process, so it is important to choose a provider that offers ongoing support to help keep your IT infrastructure secure.

How Eracorp Accomadates the VAPT?

At Eracorp, we understand the importance of VAPT for businesses of all sizes. That’s why we offer comprehensive VAPT services, including vulnerability assessment and penetration testing for Web, Mobile applications, API endpoints, secure SDLC, cloud security, and DevSecOps.

Our team of experienced security professionals uses up-to-date testing techniques to identify vulnerabilities in your IT infrastructure. We provide detailed reports that clearly outline the vulnerabilities that were identified and the recommended fixes. We also offer ongoing and continuous support for organizations that required VAPT to be performed at regular intervals.