Database Security Testing

Improvising the security posture of your databases, enable to identify the issues in confidentiality, integrity and availability of your database

Appsecuri’s Database penetration test will help your database stay protected

And will ensure that it is properly designed, configured and maintained

Safeguarding database is never an easy task, and very often the attacks that go after the simplest vulnerabilities that are the ones that are most successful. Organizations must continually assess the security of their database in order to reduce attack surfaces. They need to be vigilant about keeping a lookout for default or weak log-in credentials.

Need of Database security

The database is treated in a very important manner and is considered a precious business asset holding sensitive information like customer data, card details, product and pricing data, a record of employees, supplier information, blueprints, project reports, contracts and intellectual property.

  • In order to avoid financial or reputational damage it important to protect your data so that it does not fall in the wrong hands
  • The testing needs to be conducted on regular basis.
  • There have been an increased number of incidents where data repositories are targeted.

Common Database Vulnerabilities

  • Unencrypted sensitive data at rest and in motion
  • Unpatched databases
  • Denial-of-service attack
  • Privilege escalation
  • Buffer overflows
  • Broken configuration management
  • Unnecessarily enabled database features
  • Extensive user and group privileges
  • SQL injections
  • Default, blank, and weak username/password

Methodology and Benefits

  • Regular audits
  • The security plugins are verified
  • Configuration management
  • User account Management
  • Authorization control
  • Secure connections are verified
  • Configuration Reviews
  • Two types of data penetration tests are done
  • White Box
  • Black Box
  • Policy for the passwords is reviewed
  • Privileges and roles are reviewed
  • Secure connections are verified

Appsecuri Database Penetration testing is an integral approach, which provides
systematic and proactive security to the database


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Request our free 24-Hour penetration test and get vulnerability report.

  • Evaluate skills before any type of engagement with Appsecuri.
  • Level-1 Testing with manual approach in addition to static/dynamic.
  • Get a clear picture of root findings with mitigations in the report.
  • 90% of the time we find unknown hidden critical/high vulnerabilities.