Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking

UKFast’s Penetration Testing is an essential tool to expose weaknesses before hackers do, ensuring your business remains safe behind security that works. Our team of security professionals simulate a full assault to test the ability of your systems/environment to withstand a cyber-threat, identifying any vulnerabilities that need to be secured.


  • 360° security testing covering electronic and physical security tests
  • Tests provide a complete view of your business
  • Tests enable you to prevent and correct any vulnerabilities
  • Testing vulnerabilities across the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
  • A team of security professionals with over 20 years' experience
  • Additional penetration testing techniques including lock picking, dumpster diving,
  • Spear phishing and other password seizure techniques and social engineering
  • A robust five-phase process
  • First three phases: covering reconnaissance, vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Last two phases: reporting and repeat testing


  • Minimise Risks: preventative approach that interrogates your infrastructure for vulnerabilities
  • Expose Weaknesses: Protect your business, employees, suppliers and clients
  • Evaluate Security: Regular tests are essential to certify your infrastructure


£950 per unit per day

  • Education pricing available

Service documents

G-Cloud 10



Stephen Jewell

0800 923 0601


Planning service No


Training service provided Yes
How the training service works Alongside penetration testing and ethical hacking we can provide training for your employees covering the latest in IT security practise. This can be run either on your premises, or at UKFast's in-house training academy in Manchester. Our purpose-built training facility is available for customers to access world-class training programmes, and has achieved a number of recognised accreditations including:
• Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Approved Training Provider
• CompTIA Authorised Academy
• Person VUE Authorised training and exam centre
• Red Hat Academy for training and exams (one of only three Red Hat Academies in the UK)
Training is tied to specific services 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
  • Security incident management
Certified security testers Yes
Security testing certifications

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported Hosting or software provided by your organisation
How the support service works See other UKFast service definitions for details

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints None - UKFast penetration testing and ethical hacking is also available to public sector organisations not hosted with UKFast.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Email or online ticketing
Support response times From 15 minutes but Severity and SLA dependent
User can manage status and priority of support tickets Yes
Online ticketing support accessibility None or don’t know
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels All UKFast customers have access to ticket and telephone-based support, unless they choose to take an unmanaged service. Customers have access to a named Account Manager who takes overall responsibility for the customer's commercial, technical and support relationship with UKFast. Customers are assigned a support "pod" based on the type of solution they have with UKFast. This ensures customers will always be supported by the same core team of support engineers who are technical experts in their particular solution. Enterprise and public sector customers also have access to a named Service Manager in addition to their Account Manager.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)


Price £950 per unit per day
Discount for educational organisations Yes


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Skills Framework for the Information Age rate card View uploaded document
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