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Cybersecurity Penetration Testing Services In Minnesota & Iowa

ProCircular’s cybersecurity penetration testing services go deeper than standard security scans to help identify complex security gaps. After detailed reconnaissance of your organization’s digital landscape, our team of network penetration testing experts will circumvent security processes and controls to gain access to your systems. 

Once inside your network, ProCircular will identify potential exploits and locate sensitive data and systems, then catalog the most pressing threats to security and privacy with an external & internal penetration test report. 

Protect Your Business With Network Penetration Testing Services

Our engineers are certified ethical hackers. This means that they take on the perspective of a potential attacker to find vulnerabilities and exploitation opportunities to gain unauthorized access to the system. ProCircular’s network penetration testing engineers are continuously updating their library of known vulnerabilities and attack methods to test against the most probable threats. 

According to Eric Basu of Forbes Magazine, “At the end of the day when it comes to your data, your networks, your business and your people, one thing matters most: real-world security.” ProCircular places real, certified ethical hackers into your network to test the critical real-world security of your systems

What is Ethical Hacking?

An ethical hacker attempts to locate and exploit vulnerabilities, just as a real world cyber attacker would. The goal of ethical hacking is to report back to the client with a list of prioritized risks and recommendations for enhancing network protection and mitigating the risk of a potential real attack. Our engineers are certified in ethical hacking, and they have been trusted to find and test vulnerabilities in over 100 client networks.

ProCircular’s Network Penetration Testing & Cybersecurity Gap Analysis

ProCircular will not just digitally spray your network with a cybersecurity tool and email you a report. Our penetration testing process uses a hands-on approach, typically performed onsite, using a combination of manual exploits and the latest software tools to discover your network’s weak spots. 

Your IT team can ride along with our cybersecurity engineers as a part of the process to strengthen their own skills and knowledge. Network penetration testing is one of our most common engagements, and we’re proud to be one of the nation’s elite penetration testing companies, earning praise and endorsements from local and national organizations.

What Do Iowa and Minnesota Businesses Get With Cybersecurity Penetration Testing?

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Risk identification:

An understanding of your organization’s most critical cyber risks and a road map and priority list for remediation.

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Cybersecurity assessment:

A quantitative measure of your cyber risk and access to a platform to gauge your progress over time.

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Impartial analysis:

An unbiased, independent third-party evaluation of your organization.

ProCircular’s full cybersecurity penetration testing services include assessments of both your external and internal networks, as well as a social engineering campaign to assess and develop the security of your entire staff.

Types of Pen Testing We Offer in Minnesota and Iowa

ProCircular’s full cybersecurity penetration testing services include assessments of both your external and internal networks, as well as a social engineering campaign to assess and develop the security of your entire staff.

Some clients hire ProCircular to perform specific pieces of the full assessment. We provide options to access the security of your external network with an external penetration test, or we can survey an application with our application penetration test.

Internal Penetration Testing

Internal penetration testing is performed within an organization’s internal networks. During the internal penetration testing process, our cyber experts see what malicious actors would be able to exploit if they had internal access to your systems. Someone could gain unauthorized internal access by hacking into an employee’s email or website login credentials.

Different types of private information may be exploited depending on whether a hacker exploits internal systems or external assets.

External Penetration Testing

External penetration testing is a way of assessing security for public-facing networks and systems. External penetration testing takes the perspective of an attacker with no prior access to your network and no exploitation of internal system credentials. 

Both types of network penetration testing are important in order to expose weak spots in your networks and fortify them to protect you from cyber attacks. ProCircular’s penetration testing process covers both internal and external penetration testing.

The Network Penetration Testing Process

  1. After you purchase penetration test services, we will schedule a project kick-off meeting to confirm the scope and schedule of the project. 
  2. The engagement begins with a virtual social engineering aspect. ProCircular will design a phishing or vishing campaign to determine the security awareness of your staff. 
  3. Next, our engineers will run an initial, automated vulnerability scan of the list of your hosts, then manually verify the findings. 
  4. The engineers test for vulnerabilities that modern attackers can find, but an automated scanner might not identify. We perform this combination of automated and manual enumeration on both your external and internal networks.
  5. The information gained during each phase of the engagement is leveraged in the next phase to mimic a real-world attacker and dig deeper into your network. 
  6. In the final external & internal penetration test report, the test results are detailed and combined with actionable recommendations to implement in order to fortify your organizational cybersecurity. In our final report delivery meeting, you will meet with the project engineers to discuss the most critical vulnerabilities and recommendations to increase security. 

Looking For Penetration Testing Services In Minnesota Or Iowa? Talk With A ProCircular Cybersecurity Expert.

Proudly serving Iowa, Minnesota and the entire US, ProCircular is among the nation’s best penetration testing companies. Our full cybersecurity penetration testing process provides an in-depth look into the current security of your internal and external networks. We recommend penetration testing every year to keep your organization secure. To learn more about pen testing for your organization, contact our experts at ProCircular, give us a call at 844-95-SECUR or email us at with any questions you have.

Our ethical hackers are committed to identifying vulnerabilities throughout your network and delivering actionable recommendations to strengthen your cybersecurity.