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Penetration Testing for the Education Sector

A Packetlabs’ penetration test will protect your schools and education institutions from financial loss, disruption, and above all else - protect your students and teachers from harm.

Overview

We are a Canadian penetration testing company that goes beyond the checkbox.

Packetlabs’ ethical hackers have experience with preventing breaches and strengthening the cybersecurity strategies of all educational institutions including daycares, public schools, private schools, universities and colleges, school boards and related offices. We ensure all of your endpoints are secure and identify and remediate any attack vectors.

What Packetlabs offers our education sector clients

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Proactive services

Threat intelligence on possible attack opportunities in your school or education office with the Infrastructure Penetration Testing and Applications Security Testing service.

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Work closely with your internal team

Assessment of your IT team’s ability to prevent and respond to a potential cyberattack with Purple Teaming.

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Protecting valuable research information and intellectual property

Ensure threat actors are not currently dwelling in your school’s systems with our Compromise Assessment service.

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Reduce the impact of a cybersecurity breach

A Cyber Maturity Assessment will assess policies, procedures and standards that drive your security program to support against data theft, ransomware attacks, phishing attacks.

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In the interest of confidentiality

Keep confidential student financial aid records and information secure by ensuring you are in compliance with education institution standards like GLBA and NIST 800-171.

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Comprehensive penetration testing

Ensure your 3rd party business systems like livestreams and CCTV video camera surveillance systems are secure within your education institution or school with an Objective-Based Penetration Test or our Application Security Testing.

Certifications

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GWAPT GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester
GMOB GIAC Mobile Device Security Analyst
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GXPN GIAC Exploit Researcher and Advanced Penetration Tester Logo
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Download Resources

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OBPT Sample Report

Packetlabs’ OBPT methodology evaluates the security controls across people, processes and technology in order to identify potential areas of weakness.

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Cyber Maturity Assessment Report

Packetlabs assessed the security control capabilities of ACME Inc.’s security program using the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 framework.

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Application Security Testing Methodology

Our Application Security Testing Methodology is derived from the OWASP Top 10:2021 and has been enhanced with current threats and our overall experience in the industry.

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What People Say About Us

Adam B.

During the test the engineer assigned to our case would notify us of any high-priority findings with detailed explanations of the risks right away. They were also quickly responsive to our emails during the test.

- Adam B.
  V.P. Engineering

Anonymous

PacketLabs gives the partner peace of mind and reassurance that their cybersecurity needs taken care of. Their team is full of experts who go above and beyond the scope of the engagement.

- Anonymous
  Director of IT

Charlene

The result report was easy to follow and insightful, with recommendations on risk exposure and remediation. We would definitely recommend working with PacketLabs.

- Charlene
  Small Business Owner

Anonymous

Our experience with Packetlabs was very positive. They offer excellent service, communicated clearly with us throughout the process, and were very accomodating regarding our timelines. We highly recommend Packetlabs.

- Anonymous
  Human Resources

Ian W.

Since engaging Packetlabs, we've been confident in our ability to bid for Pentest engagements no matter the scenario, environment or requirement - they've made the whole process of scoping, quoting, and delivering (on time and on budget) seamless.

- Ian W.
  Security Sales Specialist

Anonymous

They shared the results with us in a management report. We discussed all the findings and how we could fix them in meetings, and they also provided us with optional solutions. They did everything remotely.

- Anonymous
  IT Infrastructure Manager

Anonymous

The team worked quickly to identify any issues, write up reports, and offer recommendations. Their friendliness set them apart and made them more of a partner than merely a service provider.

- Anonymous
  IT Director

Anonymous

Thanks to Packetlabs Ltd.'s excellent cybersecurity efforts, the company was able to resolve its vulnerabilities and establish its secure VPN tunnel. Their responsiveness and diligence were hallmarks of their work.

- Anonymous
  Manager

Anonymous

After performing extensive tests, Packetlabs Ltd. produced a thorough report that explained any potential security flaws. Accommodating schedule changes, the team supported effective collaboration.

- Anonymous
  Project Manager, ECEBC

Anonymous

Packetlabs Ltd. successfully identified new and preexisting issues, making it easy for the client to resolve them. The team often went above and beyond to explore issues further and provide valuable information for the client.

- Anonymous
  Sr Director Technology

Anonymous

From the first phone call to the tech interview and progress updates, they have demonstrated a complete understanding of our needs, are very proactive and responsive, and have clear communication.

- Anonymous
  Small Business Owner

Anonymous

Packetlabs Ltd. delivered exactly as requested, meeting the objectives of the project. Not only was the team able to complete the analysis quickly, but they were also open and honest throughout the entire process.

- Anonymous
  VP Engineering & Founder

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