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Panacea InfoSec

Application Security Consulting

The security of application assets are a key concern for most organizations. The main issue is the lack of appropriate application security controls, which raise fears of regulatory noncompliance, business continuity failures and compromise of data. While the issue is well understood, there is a need for an effective end-to-end set of services that establishes an application security baseline which is holistic and sufficiently mitigates risk.
Holistic application security covers compliance and business security requirements, secure development best practices, operational security application frameworks for identity, access, business continuity and monitoring. Tech Mahindra has a comprehensive set of services, which help enhance the security posture of application assets, by systematic reviews and assessments.

Panacea InfoSec ‘s Application Security Services ensure a secure application estate.

Identification and prioritization of high risk application assets based on business impact and security vulnerabilities

Our Application Security Consulting services include:

A: Application Estate Security Review

Application Estate Security Review is a high level review to identify and prioritize high risk application assets within your application estate. The application estate constitutes the business solution consisting set of applications, application infrastructure, business workflows, application technologies, organizational strategies and policies, compliance needs, processes, application security governance and operational procedures.
A high level of application estate security review covers compliance and business security requirements; secure development best practices, operation security application frameworks for identity, access, business continuity and monitoring are considered as an integral part of the application lifecycle. Our review can also incorporate a quick technical assessment of critical application vulnerabilities. The service provides organizations with a dashboard of high risk assets, set priorities by business impact and their respective mitigations. We recommend a roadmap to enhance the overall security level of the application estate.

B: Application Security Assessment

Application Security Assessment service is consultant driven detailed analysis of your application security covering application risks within requirements, code, security control implementation, and application infrastructure. Our consultants use a combination of techniques such as Threat Modeling, Code Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing to identify application security vulnerabilities, their risk levels and their mitigation. Our assessment services can effectively be combined with the Application Estate Security Review to provide a holistic view and roadmap.

Application Security

Application security review covers a detailed assessment of security requirements, security architecture and design, secure implementation, security testing plan, and deployment infrastructure of an application and its components.

Threat Modeling

A threat model assesses an application or its component for potential threats providing threat ratings based upon the criticality of the threat and possible attack exposure. Our process comprehensively records all the application components such as entry points, exit points, dependencies, information and data flow, user roles, protected resources, attack path and mitigation objectives.

Secure Code Analysis

A comprehensive security assessment and analysis of application code, focuses on application security considerations such as secure programming, business-driven application security policies, information protection needs, authentication needs, access controls, authorization and trusted computing needs.

Application Security Testing

An application and its components are inspected for level of their resilience to possible application security threats. Application Vulnerability Assessment identifies security flaws that may expose the business to risk due to internal threats. Penetration Testing identifies vulnerabilities in the web applications that could be exploited through internet facing components.

C: Application Security Assurance Service

Application Security Assurance Service involves setting up a comprehensive security gate within our customer’s environment, which analyses application estate for vulnerabilities, threats and risks with recommendation to the application owners for their mitigation using a combination of our assessment service components. The assurance service provides a periodic assessment of the application estate security posture keeping the business risks to minimum.

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