Case Study
May 26, 2021

A State Agency and Cybersecurity

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Management asked Elliott Davis to help answer: “Are my hosted systems and applications systems in compliance to support information security at the agency?


  • Customer responsible for overall approach to information security at agency and operational security aspects of its hosted systems and applications
  • Needed to assess security posture of applications and systems
  • Necessary to ensure regulatory requirements were met

Our Approach

Over 5 weeks, we completed:

  • Internal Penetration Testing
  • External Penetration Testing
  • NIST 800-53 Assessment
  • Device Configuration Review / OSSA (Operating System Security Assessment)
  • Network TAP Analysis and Inventory of Devices
  • Web Application Penetration Testing

Customer Results

  • Identified areas of risk that could lead to exposure
  • Provided real insights into system and process weaknesses with future areas for improvement
  • Demonstrated impact of vulnerability through exploitation
  • Leveraged PTES framework for seven-phase effective testing
  • Delivered roadmap for remediation

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