Char49 offers a wide range of information security services with total confidentiality and reliability.

Our experienced professionals have helped organizations to secure their assets, improving trustworthy

We are specialists in Web Applications security testing (e.g. websites, portals, applications, etc.) but with a well-established and solid partners network we can easily cover any scope. We aim to protect our clients assets, mitigating the impact of compromised systems and information leaking. We partner with our clients, sharing the responsibility to protect their assets.


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Independent security auditing is the best way to identify weaknesses. We offer penetration testing services (one-time-only or persistent) with required support to mitigate any security risks.


Every organisation needs a strong information security posture. We provide the necessary tools and services in establishing a channel to reduce the risk of data losses.


The human factor is still considered to be the primary risk in security. Our trainings empower organizations with the best information to defend itself against ever-evolving threats.


Char49 does real hands-on security

and not simply talk around security.

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