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HackerOne Pentest

Pentests that deliver real-time results.

Access global talent for preemptive security, delivered via Pentest as a Service (PTaaS) to streamline validation and fix vulnerabilities fast.

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Reduce risk in real time

Penetration tests are often delivered with limited transparency, long wait times, and static results. Our PTaaS delivers instant results and direct access to expert pentesters who are motivated to find elusive flaws.

Find more critical and high vulnerabilities.

Tap into our vetted, certified pentesters to find vulnerabilities, aligned to OWASP standards, that automated scanners and traditional pentesting approaches miss.

Accelerate pentest results to find and fix security issues faster.

Communicate with pentesters directly, and receive findings as soon as they are found. Initiate, monitor, and track engagement progress. Receive a detailed final report for auditors.

Go above and beyond compliance.

Satisfy requirements for SOC 2 Type II, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HITRUST, FISMA, SOX, and GDPR. Go beyond “check the box” with results that matter for measurable risk reduction.

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Essential Basic Pentest

Web Applications, External
Networks, APIs

Premium Pentest for Advanced

Everything in Essential PLUS Internal Networks, Android, iOS, Cloud, Code Security Audit

Basic Skills

Web, API, External Networks

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Advanced Skills

Mobile, Cloud, Code Security Audit, Internal Networks

Pentester Preferred Section

Geolocation, Time Zone, Citizenship

Advanced Certifications


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Direct Communications with Pentesters

Real Time via Slack

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Protect critical assets with specific skills and pentest types

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Comprehensive Engagement Management

Gain control of your pentesting program

Use the PTaaS solution to gain visibility and track status across multiple pentest engagements throughout the year. Stay on top of the details for each pentest as they complete.

  • Access the dashboard for full visibility. Track testing hours used and remaining. Clone pentests from prior years or similar assets.
  • Communicate with pentesters instantly via the portal or Slack for questions, context, clarifications, and more.
  • Benefit from HackerOne technical engagement managers who orchestrate testing engagements and ensure that they run smoothly.
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Detailed reporting

Satisfy compliance with an expert-written summary for auditors and executives

You’ll be able to remediate and fix flaws quickly thanks to real-time vulnerability alerts. At the end of the pentest period you’ll receive a final report that includes key recommendations, the assessed scope, tester profiles, vulnerability details, remediation results, and more.

  • Access your report from the HackerOne platform anytime after testing wraps up.
  • Download a detailed summary report or a high-level attestation—each customized for your needs and audience.

Hai: Your HackerOne AI Copilot

Achieve record-speed vulnerability response times with HackerOne’s in-platform GenAI copilot. Hai provides a deeper and more immediate understanding of your security program so you can make decisions and deliver fixes faster.  Effortlessly translate natural language into precise queries, enrich vulnerability reports with relevant context, and use platform data to generate insightful recommendations.

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What is Pentest as a Service (PTaaS)?

Pentest as a Service, or PTaaS, is a SaaS delivery model for managing and orchestrating pentest engagements. Pentests are authorized simulated cyberattacks on an organization’s attack surface, performed by human security experts to find and assess the severity of vulnerabilities. Pentests are time bound, typically two weeks in duration, and driven by a methodology checklist, ending with a detailed report of findings.

How does Pentest as a Service work?

PTaaS solutions provide a means for human pentesters to submit findings in real time and for customers to consume results, interact with testers, and manage pentest programs on an annual basis. PTaaS, in some cases, also provides access to a community of vetted, background-checked ethical hackers for a larger pool of testers with the potential for more diverse perspectives, skills, and tactics.

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