End Point Security

Strengthening organizations against cyber threats with
advanced endpoint security measures.

Compromise Assessment

Comprehensive compromise assessments for proactive
detection and mitigation of security breaches.

Identity And Access Management

Enabling secure user access and data protection through
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Secure Infrastructure Deployment

Empowering organizations with secure infrastructure
design and deployment for robust data integrity.

Ransomware Readiness

Assessing and fortifying ransomware readiness to
minimize threats and enhance recovery strategies.

Purple Team Assessment

Fostering collaborative cybersecurity excellence
through defensive strategies and vulnerability identification.

Enterprise Incident Response

Minimizing damage and ensuring swift recovery with
strategic incident response consulting for enterprises.

Disaster Recovery as a service

Ensuring uninterrupted operations through proactive
disaster recovery consulting for businesses.

Data Migration

Seamless and secure data migration consulting for
efficient transitions with minimal disruption.

Data Recovery

Expert data recovery consulting for swift retrieval of
valuable information and minimal business disruption.

SOC Maturity Assessment

Enhancing cybersecurity readiness through comprehensive
SOC assessment consulting.

Digital Forensics Investigation

We specialize in uncovering, preserving, and securing digital evidence for aiding in cybercrime resolution.

IT Risk Management

Thorough IT Risk Management Assessment
for Nurturing Business Resilience

CCSS Compliance Audit

Assure regulatory alignment, fostering
market legitimacy and investor trust

ISO 22301 Compliance Audit

Advancing the Contemporary Business
Continuity Management process

ISO 27001 Compliance Auditing

Nurturing Maturity Across People,
Processes, and Technology

Cloud Adoption Framework

IT offers a structured plan for organizations to efficiently manage their cloud migration and usage strategies.

GDPR Compliance Audit

Ensures data privacy compliance, mitigates
risks, and enhance customer trust

PCI DSS Compliance Audit

Strengthen payment security, safeguarding
sensitive data & fosters customer confidence

HIPPA Compliance Consulting

Protect the security of healthcare information,
legal compliance, and fosters patient trust.

HITRUST Compliance Consulting

Improve healthcare cybersecurity, streamlines
risk management & boosts credibility

Virtual Data Protection Officer

Remote professional who provides expertise in data protection and compliance.

FINRA Compliance

Reinforces the integrity of financial services,
compliance & nurtures trust among investors.

Fair Risk Assessment

Quantify decision-making with FAIR framework
to assess and manage information risks.

CCPA Compliance Audit

Ensure transparent data handling, respects
consumer rights, and fortify data-driven trust

SOC2 Compliance Audit & Report

Validates operational quality, builds customer
trust & demonstrates dedication to data security

ISO 27701 Compliance Audit

Assesses an organization's adherence to the privacy information management standard.

Industries WeServe

Secure Source Code Review

We identify source code vulnerabilities, ensuring strong defense against critical attacks.

Spear Phishing Simulations

We check the awareness of the people
towards enterprise cyber security policies

Infrastructure Pentesting

Maturing organizational resilience by evaluating the security posture of IT infrastructure.

Mobile Application Pentesting

Strengthens mobile app security by addressing vulnerabilities and ensuring robust protection .

DevSecOps Solutions

Strengthening software development through security-focused testing in DevSecOps.

IOT Security Assessment

Strengthens IoT systems by vulnerability analysis & ensuring defense with hardcore pentesting

Red Team Operations Services

Simulating real-world APT attacks to evaluate an organization's security readiness .

Cloud Pentesting And Security

Ensuring the robustness of cloud infrastructure by pentesting and defending the cloud .

Web Application Pentesting

Detecting issues across various programming languages, frontend & backend environments

Blockchain Penetration Testing

Evaluating blockchain security via vulnerability testing to prevent potential breaches.

Web API Pentesting

Validate API design ,configuration and implementation according to security policies.

ICS SCADA Pentesting

We safeguards industrial control systems by identifying and fixing vulnerabilities 

Security Configuration Review

In-depth inspection of enterprise devices or applications to identify configuration weaknesses .

Thick client Security Assessment

Conducting security assessment of local and server-side processing and communication protocols

Web3 Penetration Testing

Securing Web3 by probing and addressing vulnerabilities in decentralized apps and protocols.
corporate services

Web API Pentesting

Intelligence Driven Cyber Securty Operations

Web API Pentesting

An Application Programming Interface (API) serves as a crucial foundation for various applications, facilitating efficient data access and exchange. However, APIs also hold sensitive data and logic, rendering them susceptible to attacks. Poor API configurations can result in an extensive attack surface, and exploiting API vulnerabilities can lead to significant breaches. Traditional vulnerability scans may overlook API-specific security issues, underscoring the importance of API Security. This field focuses on strategies and solutions to comprehend and mitigate the unique vulnerabilities and security risks associated with APIs.

CertCube Labs offers a specialized service for Web API Penetration Testing. Drawing on their extensive experience and adhering to industry best practices such as the OWASP API Top Ten, they conduct thorough assessments. Their experts systematically address prevalent API vulnerabilities outlined in the OWASP API Top 10 while also uncovering any distinctive weaknesses. Through a blend of automated tools and expert manual analysis, every facet of API endpoints and input fields undergoes meticulous scrutiny, ensuring a comprehensive evaluation.

The significance of API security is magnified by the proliferation of web services and APIs, particularly in mobile applications. Web services become prime targets due to the sensitive data they handle. These services are extensively employed by enterprise-level applications and software, carrying valuable information. However, the lack of adequate security measures and available resources makes web services appealing to malicious actors.

CertCube Labs’ Web API Penetration Testing service involves ethical hacking to gauge the security of your API design. By attempting to exploit identified vulnerabilities and subsequently reporting them, the service aids in fortifying your API against unauthorized access and data breaches.

In a landscape where APIs play a pivotal role in digital transformation across cloud, IoT, mobile, and web applications, their security becomes paramount. The average person interacts with multiple APIs daily, often without realizing it. APIs act as conduits, facilitating the transfer of information between systems. Regrettably, many deployed APIs lack comprehensive security testing, leaving vulnerabilities that could impact the entire ecosystem.

API-driven applications harbor various vulnerabilities, encompassing authentication flaws, issues with JSON web tokens, weaknesses in business logic, injection vulnerabilities, and encryption weaknesses. CertCube Labs’ Web API Penetration Testing service is tailor-made to address these vulnerabilities, utilizing a combination of meticulous manual assessment and automated testing methodologies. This approach enhances the security of applications powered by APIs.

CertCube Labs employs an advanced security testing methodology to pinpoint critical vulnerabilities, exposure points, and flaws in business logic within your applications. This process blends automated scans with manual testing, providing a comprehensive grasp of your application’s security. The journey begins with an in-depth analysis of your applications, followed by a thorough verification of automated scan results. Subsequently, the team manually identifies and exploits implementation errors and business logic vulnerabilities.

CertCube Labs’ Web API Penetration Testing service stands as an essential element in safeguarding your digital assets. By rigorously evaluating the security of your API-driven applications, they ensure the identification, mitigation, and evaluation of vulnerabilities, thus fortifying your application’s resilience. This service takes proactive steps in shielding your systems, especially in an environment where API security is as pivotal as the applications themselves.

CertCube Labs stands out as a leading choice for Web API Penetration Testing due to its distinct expertise, comprehensive approach, and commitment to delivering robust security solutions. Here’s why you should consider CertCube Labs for your Web API security needs:

  • Specialized Expertise: CertCube Labs specializes in Web API Penetration Testing, bringing a wealth of experience and in-depth understanding of API vulnerabilities and attack vectors.
  • Industry Standards: CertCube Labs adheres to industry standards such as the OWASP API Top Ten, ensuring that your API is tested against the most common and emerging security risks.
  • Comprehensive Assessment: The team at CertCube Labs conducts a thorough evaluation of your APIs, covering not only common vulnerabilities but also unique weaknesses specific to your application.
  • Manual and Automated Testing: CertCube Labs employs a balanced approach by using a mix of automated tools and manual testing, providing a comprehensive analysis that automated scans alone can’t achieve.
  • Tailored Solutions: Every organization’s API ecosystem is unique. CertCube Labs tailors its testing methodologies to match your specific business logic, ensuring that vulnerabilities relevant to your application are identified.
  • Mitigation Strategy: CertCube Labs doesn’t just uncover vulnerabilities; they assist in developing effective mitigation strategies to address identified weaknesses, enhancing the overall security of your API.
  • Collaboration and Education: CertCube Labs believes in collaboration. They engage in one-on-one sessions with your development team, explaining vulnerabilities and mitigation strategies to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Track Record: CertCube Labs has a proven track record of securing digital assets for various industries, including reputable names like Airlines, Fintech, and E-commerce.

Our approach to Web api Pentesting Assessment
 

Information Gathering
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Information Gathering

Information Gathering

In this phase, relevant information about the target system or application is collected. This could include domain names, IP addresses, technology stack, and more. CertCube Labs’ web API service would allow clients to input the necessary parameters, providing them with automated data collection tools to gather the required information efficiently.

Information Analysis
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Information Analysis

Information Analysis

Once data is gathered, it needs to be analyzed to identify potential vulnerabilities. The web API would process the collected data, utilizing algorithms to assess the gathered information and highlight potential areas of concern.
Vulnerability Detection
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Vulnerability Detection

Vulnerability Detection

The API would run automated scans and tests on the target system to identify vulnerabilities. This could include vulnerabilities such as outdated software, misconfigurations, or known security issues. Detected vulnerabilities would be categorized and prioritized.
Penetration Testing
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Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing

Penetration testing involves simulating real-world attacks to identify vulnerabilities and potential entry points. The web API could automate certain penetration testing activities, such as identifying weak points and attempting exploitation.
Privilege Escalation
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Privilege Escalation

Privilege Escalation

This phase involves attempting to escalate user privileges within the system. The API service would simulate such attempts and identify whether unauthorized users could gain elevated access.
Result Analysis
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Result Analysis

Result Analysis

The API would collate the results from different tests and scans, providing a comprehensive overview of identified vulnerabilities and potential risks.
Reporting
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Reporting

Reporting & Presentation

CertCube Labs’ API service would generate detailed reports outlining vulnerabilities, risks, and recommended actions. These reports would be valuable for clients to understand their security posture.This step involves explaining the findings to the client. While not directly part of an API, CertCube Labs could offer an integrated solution where the API-generated reports could be used as a basis for a workshop or consultation.

Complementary Retesting
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Complementary Retesting

Complementary Retesting

After mitigation efforts, retesting is essential to ensure that vulnerabilities have been effectively addressed. The API service could offer periodic retesting to validate security improvements.

What Aspects Do We Examine During API Security Testing ?

OWASP API Top 10

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Examine APIs for the most common vulnerabilities.

We`re Universal

5
Conduct testing for various API types including GraphQL, SOAP, RPC, REST, and more.

Load Testing

5
We surpass standard security measures by assessing the resilience of API servers to ensure their utmost security.

Business Logic Vulnerabilities

5
Flaws in the design and implementation of an application that allow an attacker to provoke unintended actions within the application.

Updates and CVEs

5
Defects in an application's design and implementation that empower attackers to trigger undesirable actions within the application.

Source Code Review

5
Conduct thorough code reviews, employing a combination of automated and manual methods, to uncover security vulnerabilities present in the application code.

Check for internal integrity

5
By incorporating suitable data validation and error-checking mechanisms, you can guarantee the accurate categorization and secure storage of sensitive information.

PII Disclosure

5
Data that can be exposed through factors capable of accurately singling out an individual respondent, either individually or when combined with supplementary variables.

Frequently Asked Questions

What advanced techniques are employed in Web API Penetration Testing to identify complex vulnerabilities?
In Web API Penetration Testing, advanced techniques such as fuzzing, automated parameter tampering, and payload manipulation are used to identify obscure vulnerabilities that might not be evident through standard testing methods.
How does Certcube Labs approach the testing of API rate limiting and throttling mechanisms, which are essential for DDoS prevention and abuse mitigation?
We evaluate API rate limiting and throttling by conducting in-depth load testing and analyzing how effectively these mechanisms prevent abuse and protect against DDoS attacks while allowing legitimate traffic to flow uninterrupted.
Can you elaborate on how Certcube Labs tests for API vulnerabilities related to content spoofing, XML/JSON injection, and request/response manipulation, which can lead to data tampering and information disclosure?
Our testing involves crafting malicious payloads to target these vulnerabilities. We thoroughly examine how the API handles unexpected or malicious input and assess its resistance to content spoofing, injection attacks, and data manipulation.
Can you explain how Web API security mechanisms like OAuth 2.0 and JWT tokens are thoroughly assessed during penetration testing?
During testing, Certcube Labs assesses the implementation of OAuth 2.0 and JWT tokens, looking for weaknesses in token generation, validation processes, and potential token leakage scenarios that could compromise API security.
What methodologies and tools does Certcube Labs utilize to assess the security of RESTful and GraphQL APIs, considering the unique challenges posed by each architecture?
We employ methodologies such as OWASP API Security Top Ten and use specialized tools to assess RESTful and GraphQL APIs. Testing includes scrutinizing input validation, query complexity, and authorization controls, addressing the distinct challenges of each architecture.
When evaluating API authorization mechanisms, how does Certcube Labs assess the enforcement of access controls, including role-based access and fine-grained authorization policies?
We conduct an in-depth analysis of API authorization by probing for potential bypasses, privilege escalation scenarios, and weaknesses in role-based and fine-grained access controls. This includes rigorous testing of API endpoints and user roles.