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Ensure your wireless networks are secure with Blackfoot’s Wi-Fi Security Testing

Why you need Wi-Fi security testing

Meet compliance

Regular Wi-Fi security testing is a fundamental part of meeting your organisation’s cybersecurity and compliance goals

Protect the organisation

Regular Wi-Fi security testing ensures that any weaknesses in your Wi-Fi deployments are identified so they can be addressed, protecting against cyber-attack

Provide assurance

Regular Wi-Fi security testing provides assurance to stakeholders that your Wi-Fi deployments are secure

Blackfoot’s Wi-Fi security testing service makes finding and fixing security weaknesses in your wireless networks simple, no matter how complex they might be.

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What is Wi-Fi security testing

Wi-Fi security testing is a crucial aspect of ensuring the security and reliability of wireless networks.

It involves assessing the performance, coverage and security of wireless infrastructure, including access points, network configurations, encryption protocols and authentication mechanisms.

By conducting Wi-Fi security testing, potential vulnerabilities and weaknesses can be identified, such as signal interference, weak passwords, unsecured access points or unauthorised wireless networks or network access points.

This testing helps organisations ensure that their Wi-Fi networks are properly configured, securely encrypted and capable of handling the required network traffic, providing a stable and secure wireless environment for users and protecting against potential cyber-threats.

Our method

Blackfoot’s manual penetration testing, or exploit testing, builds on vulnerability assessment results to simulating real-world attack methods.

Unlike automated vulnerability scanning, our manual penetration testing is delivered by our highly skilled testers who actively seek to progress vulnerabilities through the cyber kill-chain. They will assess the security of your Wi-Fi networks by employing a combination of tools, techniques and, most importantly, creativity. As a CREST-certified organisation, Blackfoot penetration tests follow an approved, structured methodology.

A Blackfoot Wi-Fi security test starts with a well-defined scope that dictates the targets to be tested in a five-stage approach:

Information gathering 

During this phase, our testers use open source intelligence (OSINT) to gather and collate publicly known information about the organisation to facilitate a cyber-attack.

Network mapping and target enumeration

This stage maps the application and local and adjacent network environments, to determine routes to business-critical systems and the enumeration of services presented by in-scope systems including service versions. 

Target and vulnerability analysis 

Once all services have been mapped and identified, analysis of the identified services will be performed to identify known vulnerabilities and common weakness and misconfiguration.

Controlled exploitation attempts of all identified vulnerabilities

Exploitation attempts are performed using known, verified methods. Common vulnerabilities such as injection-based attacks may require manual exploitation and generation of custom payloads created by the Blackfoot internal research team.

Access review and privilege escalation

Often, initial exploitation can result in unprivileged access to a system. Post-exploitation testing can be performed to elevate a threat actor’s privilege or allow lateral movement. These actions feed back into stage one and the process is repeated until the test objectives are achieved.

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