PT Security Weakness Advanced Research and Modeling (PT SWARM) is the offensive security department at Positive Technologies. Every day, it performs assessments for the company’s customers by analyzing websites, internal and external networks, banking systems, mobile applications, industrial control systems, hardware, and everything else that can be attacked.

Positive Technologies was founded in 2002 and now has more than 1,200 employees. The company has held the Positive Hack Days international security conference yearly since 2011.

PT SWARM experts conducting external penetration tests breach the perimeter at 90% of the clients and subsequently succeed in gaining the highest-level of privilege in a domain environment in every one of them.

On this blog, we share firsthand information that we have obtained in practice.