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STEM Methodology


An in-depth, multi-layer approach that extends penetration testing beyond traditional testing.

Unlike other security firms, White Oak Security extends our Network Penetration Testing and Application Penetration Testing protocols beyond the norm to provide in-depth, practical, and actionable insights through our three-phased STEM Methodology:

White Oak Security's STEM Methodology, our systematic threat evaluation method which is our unique way of penetration testing. This in-depth infographic goes into our 3 phases of engagement process, what it entails, and how we're different from vulnerability scanners & assessments.

Benefits of S.T.E.M. Methodology


Gain More Insightful Results

Obtain a real-world understanding of the risks that identified vulnerabilities actually pose. Read more about why our founder developed this methodology.

Prioritize Based on Risk Level

Address vulnerabilities based on your reality and not on a best-guess approach that relies on lab-based prioritization.

Identify Areas for Improvement

Receive practical and actionable insights into your existing security strategy and security investments. Is your investment in preventative technologies safeguarding your business or does it need to be fine-tuned?