QinetiQ Limited

IT Security Health Check (ITSHC) - Network and/or Application Technical Assessment Service

Customer site IT Security Health Checks (Penetration Testing) assessing cyber security vulnerabilities, from the perspective of an attacker with direct access to the network under test. Experts undertake testing to simulate attacks against a target application or network using the same tools and techniques as the most highly skilled adversary.


  • All tests scoped by professionally certified Security Health Check team
  • Highly accurate scope offers best value whilst addressing specific concerns
  • Bespoke/tailored service, according to system and customer risk profiles
  • Infrastructure testing of servers, security devices and network components
  • Application testing - assessing threat from attackers to published applications
  • Wireless/’bluetooth’ - networks based on both 802.11 and Bluetooth
  • VoIP phone systems' vulnerability to Denial of Service/other attacks
  • On-host assessment of the security posture of a particular host
  • Bespoke Product Assessments of existing and new hardware/software
  • ‘Red Teaming’ ultimate assessment of organisation’s security, including Social Engineering


  • Tailored activity specific to client need
  • Allows client understanding of their own ‘defence in depth’ security
  • Reveals vulnerabilities that would be visible to a malicious insider
  • A full report and optional presentation describing activities and outcomes;
  • Easily understandable and actionable reports prioritise areas of technical risk


£662 to £1743 per person per day

Service documents

G-Cloud 10


QinetiQ Limited

QinetiQ Opportunity Support Team

01684 543800



Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Review of clients' current defences, network architecture and configurations followed by detailed scoping of test (including defining areas out of scope).
Planning service works with specific services No


Training service provided No

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available No

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service No

Security testing

Security testing
Security services Yes
Security services type
  • Security design
  • Cyber security consultancy
  • Security testing
  • Other
Other security services
  • Cyber Security Threat Check
  • Military Cloud Services
Certified security testers Yes
Security testing certifications

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service No

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints QinetiQ follows current Foreign and Commonwealth Office guidance on travel to some overseas destinations.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times Emails are responded to within one hour (during normal office hours 09.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday). Service not normally provided at weekends.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels Cyber Security testing usually on customer's site, fully consultative approach, followed by written reports containing recommendations. There are no differing levels of support (only grade of consultant). A technical account manager or cloud support engineer would not normally feature in a Cyber Security testing assignment, other than inclusion of a technical architect/security design architect if requirement demands.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Other security clearance
Government security clearance Up to Developed Vetting (DV)


Price £662 to £1743 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations No


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