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Think Like a Hacker, Protect Like a Pro

Penetration Testing by Ascend Technologies


You can use scans and assessments to find the vulnerabilities in your network, but these tools alone can’t guarantee how or where a hacker would get in. With our Penetration Testing service, we do more than tell you where your security falls short… we show you.

Our expert team of good guys are trained to think like the bad guys, so they can provide you with a real-world attack simulation. We offer internal and external penetration testing that can be customized to your organization or compliance needs. With one-time testing or continuous validation options, we’ve got you covered.

your resilience starts with proactive defense

Penetration Testing is designed to proactively identify and address security vulnerabilities within your IT infrastructure. Our expert security team conducts thorough assessments, simulating real-world attacks to uncover weaknesses before they can be exploited by malicious actors. We provide detailed reports with prioritized remediation strategies and offer continuous monitoring and retesting to ensure sustained security improvements. By partnering with us, you’ll enhance your long-term security posture, comply with industry standards, and protect your critical assets against evolving cyber threats.

Comprehensive Testing & Reporting

Our security team conducts thorough penetration tests, assessing various aspects such as network security, system configurations, access controls, and social engineering susceptibilities. Once complete, our team will examine and deliver detailed reports with findings and discuss remediation strategies.

Customized Attack Scenarios

Customized attack scenarios tailored to your specific environment and threat landscape, ensuring that testing focuses on the most relevant and high-risk areas of your network and applications.

Expert Remediation Support

We offer expert support to help your IT team implement necessary security measures and fixes, working closely with your staff to ensure remediation efforts are effective and sustainable, enhancing your long-term security posture.

What Sets Ascend Apart?

award-winning team

Team Ascend’s renowned experts are some of the best in the industry. Ascend consistently ranks among the top MSPs in the country, earning positions on award charts such as Channel Future’s Top 501 MSPs, the CRN MSP 500 & Elite 150, and Inc. 5000.

itil-based processes

Our unwavering mission is to maximize efficiency by making the onboarding, implementation, and rollout journey seamless and enjoyable. Leveraging the ITIL framework, we bridge the gap between security and compliance to enhance overall effectiveness.

zero trust security approach

Adopting a “trust no one” strategy safeguards your company information from the inside out. We’ll implement continuous authorization, strict access controls and ongoing monitoring for your ultimate protection.

defense is in the details

Wondering how it all works? Here are some key features you’ll benefit from with this service:

Vulnerability Identification

Penetration testing exposes vulnerabilities in your systems, such as outdated software versions or improperly configured firewalls, before attackers can exploit them.

Security Posture Improvement

Testing provides actionable insights to strengthen your overall security posture and recommendations might include enhancing firewall rules, improving access control policies, and updating software to the latest secure versions.

Compliance Verification

Penetration testing helps ensure your organization meets industry-specific compliance requirements, such as PCI-DSS or HIPAA, by identifying and addressing gaps like inadequate encryption or access controls to meet regulatory standards.


Penetration Testing Service Sheet

Discover the power of enhanced protection with our complimentary Penetration Testing one-page service sheet, exclusively available for download on our website. This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of our managed service, detailing all its features and benefits to assist you in your buying journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

What industries does Ascend serve?

At Ascend, we provide comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for organizations of all industries. Our team of experts is on hand to provide the best protection for your critical infrastructure, utilizing the latest security technology and staying ahead in the fight against cyber threats. We can provide tailored solutions to protect your network, data, and mobile devices from sophisticated cyber threats and malicious software.

How often is the security system updated?

We provide regular updates and maintenance of the security system to ensure that your network remains secure and up to date. Our experienced team of experts is on hand to provide prompt assistance and maintenance to keep the system running smoothly.

What type of cyber threats does Ascend protect against?

Ascend provides protection from sophisticated cyber threats including malicious software, insider threats, data breaches, and advanced persistent threats. Our experienced team of experts are dedicated to staying ahead in the fight against the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape and providing the best protection for your critical infrastructure.

discover The Power of a Penetration Test

Don’t allow IT disruptions to impede your success. Team up with Ascend and unleash the potential of our 24/7 Operations Center to enhance your IT support, security, and efficiency. Connect with us now to initiate the journey!

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