About Us

Needsec is a boutique penetration testing company with focus on network, cloud, and application penetration testing services.

Our People

Passionate and forward-thinking, our team brings decades of technical experience as top-tier penetration testers, application security experts, reverse engineers, and researchers.

Why needsec?

With insight into a range of technologies, we regularly engage with companies in healthcare, financial services, hardware and software development, retail, and more.  Bringing this real-world experience to your assessment, we can dive deeper and identify subtle vulnerabilities others testers have missed.

Your Security,
Our Passion.

As a deep-dive security testing provider, we uncover vulnerabilities which put your organisation at risk, and provide guidance to reduce your attack surface. We bring together the research, proprietary software, and industry-leading security engineers to create the best penetration testing firm in the industry. Whether your focus is the external network, complex web applications, in the AWS cloud, or social engineering testing, we have the specialists to fit your unique needs.

We have practical experience in a wide range of industries, from high-tech start-ups, to Government agencies. By understanding the requirements, we ensure each pentest meets the defined objectives.

From compliance standards to a security code review. We uniquely map each assessment to the needs of your business. This support doesn’t end at the penetration test report either – as your dedicated security partner, we’re always available as your advisory.

We take pride in our methodologies and penetration test reports. Designed to the needs of executives and technical audiences, our reports effectively outline both risk summary and vulnerability details.

Our Services

Penetration Testing

Our penetration testing provides our clients with a real world benchmark of their current security posture. Our broad range of security testing services help determine whether applications, networks, geographical locations, processes and even people are resilient enough to withstand cyber security attacks.

Managed Cyber Services

A proven risk management programme gives assurance that the threats faced by your business are under control. Our Manged Cyber Services (MCS) is a robust risk management programme that provides assurance, that the threats faced by your business are under control.

Why Us?


Industry Leaders

Needsec and our partners are leaders within the information security industry with combined experience of more than 25 years. Our team hold a range of industry-leading certifications including; OSCP, OSWE, OSCE, CREST CCT, Tigerscheme SST, Cyberscheme CSTL and CISSP.


Client Centric

I'm sure our past and present clients would agree - we really do go the extra mile! We offer a great degree of flexibility, great value and in-depth advice and knowledge. We also like to think of ourselves as some of the brightest and most innovating cyber security professionals in the UK.


Expert Reporting

Our reports are unique and set us apart from the rest of the industry. Executives, management and technical teams will all easily understand the assessment findings. Following remediation, Needsec provide complimentary retesting.