Pentara Consulting Services is a small UK business in the cybersecurity consultancy sector. It provides security services to businesses, including penetration testing and compliance auditing (such as ISO 27001 and PCI audits).
Security consultants at Pentara are CREST registered and CISSP certified.
Burp Suite Professional is important to Pentara for a number of reasons. It allows Pentara to:
Reduce the risk of data breaches.
Make penetration testing processes efficient.
Burp Suite Professional has a number of key features that are used by Pentara:
Burp Intruder, to automate customized attacks.
Burp Scanner, to automate searching for bugs.
Burp Suite extensions, to customize workflows.
The wide array of manual tools Burp Suite Professional puts in one product.
Burp Suite is the "go-to" product for web application testing.
Pentara purchased Burp Suite Professional because it's a service provider / security consultant, testing customer websites.
I've used Burp since it was first released and have watched it progressed through the years as the great product it is now, offering testing tools that many of its competitors have charged extortionate amounts for. It's great value for money.
Pentara finds that it gains a number of benefits from using Burp Suite Professional:
They are able to discover harder to find vulnerabilities.
They are able to speed up penetration testing.
It has all the features they need in one product.
PortSwigger are web security experts and Pentara know their toolkit can catch critical bugs.
PortSwigger supports its users - both directly and through the vibrant Burp Suite user community.
97% of surveyed organizations are likely to recommend Burp Suite Professional. Source: TechValidate survey of PortSwigger customers
David Kirkpatrick - a penetration tester at Pentara - strongly agreed with the following statements:
Pentara had the following to share on its experience with Burp Suite Professional:
Burp Suite Professional is an advanced set of tools for testing web security - all within a single product. From a basic intercepting proxy to a cutting-edge vulnerability scanner, with Burp Suite Pro, the right tool is never more than a click away.