A Simple Guide to Penetration Testing

Everything you need to know about pen testing

Penetration Testing: A Guide to Success

A penetration test, or pen-test, is an attempt to evaluate the security of an IT infrastructure by safely trying to exploit vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may exist in operating systems, services and application flaws, improper configurations or risky end-user behavior. Such assessments are also useful in validating the efficacy of defensive mechanisms, as well as, end-user adherence to security policies.

In this guide you'll discover:

  • What type of testing brings you the most peace of mind
  • How often to conduct penetration testing
  • What methodology to follow to avoid a pen testing mess
  • How to follow-up to ensure vulnerabilities were properly mitigated 

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