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Meet pentesting compliance with Cobalt

Find out everything you need to know about compliance-driven pentesting and requirements for common frameworks. Discover how pentesting with Cobalt can help you meet your compliance requirements by downloading our free guide today.
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Compliance-driven pentesting

Adhering to proper regulations and protocols in certain industries could involve completing certifications for various compliance frameworks. Many of these frameworks require companies to undergo third-party pentesting
Before you begin your journey in pentesting for compliance, download our beginner’s guide for helpful advice in the compliance-pentesting landscape.
Use Cases

Common compliance frameworks

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 System and Organization controls - is developed and maintained by the American Institute of Certified Accountants (AICPA).
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ISO 27001

The International Organizations for Standardization 27001 framework outlines best-practice guidelines meant to protect the security of assets.
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NIST 800-53

National Institute for Standards and Technology 800-53 is a comprehensive
set of security controls and assessment procedures for federal information systems.
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The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard aims to ensure that merchants and service providers worldwide process, transmit, and store payment card details securely.
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a US federal law that prompted the development of national standards to protect sensitive patient health information. It aims to protect patients’ “electronic protected health information."

Compliance pentesting with Cobalt

Cobalt ensures your compliance pentesting is quick, easy and transparent for the whole team.
Cobalt’s modern pentesting platform guarantees all common compliance frameworks are met.



Launch a manual pentest in days with our intuitive PtaaS platform and on-demand security experts


Accelerate find-to-fix cycles through real-time collaboration with pentesters


Integrate into your SDLC with Jira and GitHub, or use the Cobalt API to sync your dev teams


Customize automatic report using a variety of templates to best suit your audience


Close the remediation loop by submitting your fixed findings for unlimited free retesting


Mature your pentest program via a scalable, data-driven approach

What customers are saying

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Tushar Chandgothia
Information Security and Risk Management
“When we first went with Cobalt it was purely for PCI requirements, but we were looking to scale our program and pentest on a more continuous basis. Cobalt gave us the ability to pentest on a frequent basis with minimum effort from our teams. Saving us time and providing us quality results on a consistent basis.”
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Chris Wallace
Security Liaison Engineer
“One of the main benefits is the variety of skill sets that you’re able to tap into because Cobalt has a community of pentesters that you can really draw from. We don’t have to hire more red team people, we can bring them on as needed.”
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Eric Galis
VP of Compliance and Security at Cengage
“A good pentest for us is the right people, doing the right tests. But then it’s also communicating that effectively and then partnering with our organization in order to actually close those vulnerabilities once they’ve been found.”
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Spencer Anthony
"I would recommend Cobalt to other banks and financial institutions. Simply put, you do the rotation for us. Pentesters rotate each time we do an engagement with Cobalt and that checks the box from an auditing standpoint."

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