PENETRATION TESTING EXPLAINED
Penetration testing provides a real-world test of your security posture by sending an ethical hacker to break in using the same techniques as real bad guys. While most people picture pen testing as someone cracking lines of code, the process entails far more than that. Here’s an overview of a pen test from initial scoping to final reporting.
TYPES OF PENETRATION TESTING
A thorough penetration testing campaign involves social engineering, vulnerability scanning, and the manual hacking of computer systems, networks, and web applications. This overview shows how a professional pen testing team tries to exploit a variety of attack vectors, just as a real hacker would.