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Assess your security to safeguard your business and compliance
Measure your achievements and identify opportunities for improvement
Find out where your vulnerabilities lie and how to eradicate them

Security Assessment

Our Security Assessment solutions come into their own when you need to obtain transparency and control about your current security and compliance posture. 

How confident are you about your security and compliance posture? What are the security threats your organization faces? Do you trust your providers, suppliers and partners? How should you prioritize your security initiatives and investments? These are typically the vital issues a security assessment will address.

A Security Assessment (also known as Security Audit or Security Review), is an explicit study of your organization, processes, people and technology to identify vulnerabilities, threats and the resulting risks in order to determine where to implement security controls.

Our solutions

Approach provides a broad panel of Security Assessment solutions tailored to your needs and timetable.

Penetration Testing

Detect unknown vulnerabilities in your environment, using the knowledge of experienced ethical hackers.

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Security Maturity Assessment

Assess the maturity level of your organization, benchmark it with your peers and build an improvement roadmap.

Architecture Review

Review your architecture diagrams, data flow and architecture choices in accordance with your organization’s business and security objectives.

Third Party Risk Assessment

Assess the risks associated with services provided by your suppliers as they can also contain vulnerabilities that will ultimately affect your business.

 Discover our other solutions that can assist you during your audit processes:
  • GDPR: Check whether the correct controls to protect your customers’ privacy have been addressed according to the GDPR compliance requirements.
  • Business Continuity: Perform a Business Impact Assessment to define your Business Continuity Plan.
  • Secure Development Methodologies: Verify that all good practices are applied at each phase of your Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Secure Code Review: Identify and eliminate vulnerabilities in your JAVA or .NET source code to prevent software attacks. 


Do you need to obtain transparency and control?  
Please contact us

Client references


Published on 12 September 2019

FinTech Belgium Cyber Security Classrooms – Approach presentations available for download

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Published on 22 May 2019

Keep your IBAN secret, it could be easily abused!

National press coverage: Approach has discovered a critical flaw in major online shops  They all speak about it:
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Published on 16 May 2019

Approach opens an office in Antwerp

In order to pursue its growth ambitions and become the Belgian reference in cyber security, Approach opens a second office in Antwerp. ...
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Published on 23 April 2019

Did you scan your security scanner?

Our ethical hacking team has discovered vulnerabilities in one of the most reputable security scanner.
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Published on 05 April 2019

Get a grant for your IT security projects - Brussels-Capital Region

Since March 25, 2019, micro, small and medium-sized companies that have a headquarters in the Brussels-Capital Region can receive grants for...
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Published on 12 December 2018

Approach is now ISO 27001 certified!

Approach has been awarded certification for ISO 27001, the widely recognised and respected worldwide standard for Information Security...
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Published on 27 November 2018

Test Achats/Test Aankoop pentests on Belgian e-shops: outlaw methods for hasty conclusions?

Test Achats tested the security of 100 online shops. Was this initiative legal? Are 55 e-commerce sites really vulnerable? 
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Published on 31 October 2018

ModSecurity extensions by Approach Belgium

Download the additional input filters developed by Approach for ModSecurity.  
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Published on 12 October 2018

How do you deal with low risk level vulnerabilities ?

Nothing should be left behind when speaking in terms of security...  A story by David Bloom, Cyber-Security Consultant at Approach.
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Published on 04 September 2018

How I hacked a cheap IoT and how it could have been prevented

As a cyber-security company, we regularly create internal contests. The latest one was focusing on the hacking of an IoT application.
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Published on 05 June 2018

Approach is recruiting IT Security experts

The Waldorado team from RTL TVI visited us to know more about our activites and the profiles we are recruiting.  Watch the movie !
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Published on 09 May 2018

The mechanism of a targeted phishing attack

Several cases of targeted phishing by email have been reported by some of our clients.  Download our white paper to learn more about...
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Published on 13 April 2018

Replay of the RTL TVI show "Tout s'explique" dedicated to cyber security

During the interview,  we had the opportunity to demonstrate, in a popularized way, how easy it is for a third-party application to...
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Published on 04 April 2018

Rise of DDoS Amplification Attacks

Since the end of February 2018, we’ve seen a rise of DDoS Amplification attacks, with in some case more than 1Tbps of traffic generated. ...
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Published on 06 March 2018

Why compliance monitoring is critical for your business? 

With regulatory requirements continuously increasing, compliance and risk management should be a business process for all organisations.  
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Published on 27 February 2018

Securing your company against SPECTRE/MELTDOWN

Many articles, security bulletins, news and papers have been published so far on how these vulnerabilities can be addressed.  This article...
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Published on 28 September 2017

Europe actively looking at Data Protection

Read the interview of Laurent Deheyer and Michaël Raison in the Info Enterprendre magazine 
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Published on 26 February 2018

Can we really trust an antivirus when it comes to unknown threats?

Approach CSIRT Team reproduced a similar attack in its lab ...
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Published on 14 December 2017

Our approach and services to GDPR - brochure

Make sure you comply with the new GDPR by using our proven methodology! Download our brochure to learn more.
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Published on 16 April 2019

Approach solution offering - brochure

We enable our customers to succeed by delivering state‑of‑the‑art solutions to cyber security challenges.
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Published on 04 May 2018

GDPR - why a CISO!

DO I need a CISO? Can the CISO be a DPO?  ... Download our white paper to learn more. 
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Approach office in Antwerp (3 hours )

ISO 27001 session: Why now? How to succeed?

Approach & ISACA Belgium will organise a session dedicated to ISO 27001 on September 26th in Antwerp. 
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Our approach to cyber-security

Our customers benefit from the expertise and talent of our people, combined with pragmatic and proven methods and the efficiency brought by our assets:


Expertise and talent

Since 2001 we have applied our experience in cyber-security gained in various industries, from small to large businesses. Our people are seasoned, certified professionals who continuously improve and extend their knowledge.


Pragmatic and proven methods

We rely on most recognised, easily auditable and adopted standards and good practices and apply them pragmatically. We always tailor our approach to your particular context, needs and organisation culture.


Asset-based approach

We make use of the most advanced and reliable tools and solutions to support our services. This enables us to be more efficient during delivery, enforce the use of standard auditable methods and provide transparency about our achievements and your results.

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