About Cobalt

Cobalt was among the pioneers of the Penetration Testing as a Service approach. They work with the Cobalt Core Team, which closely resembles traditional penetration testing. This structure poses challenges in determining the skill set of participants and concerns about the thoroughness of the testing process.

They introduced a user-friendly Cobalt Credit system that has been well-received by many companies, providing a streamlined and advantageous procurement process due to its simplicity.

Cobalt vs. Hackrate — a comparison

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Cobalt's high cost and absence of attack surface management services may make it less cost-effective and comprehensive compared to other competitors.

At Hackrate, our focus is on prioritizing customers' unique needs. We provide reliable and cost-effective security solutions with tailor-made plans and advanced monitoring to ensure your safety and prosperity.


Our platform helps companies to identify software vulnerabilities in a cost-efficient way. It provides a secure and centralized view of ethical hacking projects for your company.

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