How Penetration Testing Reduces Risk

Though cybersecurity defenses are increasingly sophisticated, threat actors have also become more creative in order to achieve their end goals. They continue to find new ways to use the technologies most integral to businesses – mobile devices, computers, servers, websites, wifi, and email – as entry points to breach networks for malicious purposes. What more can be done to reduce the risk of attack?

Watch Paul Asadoorian and Matt Alderman of Security Weekly review the different levels of penetration testing. Pros and cons of each level are discussed, including tools used, how to use the results, false positives, and more.

Then, cybersecurity expert Bob Erdman, senior product manager of Core Security, a HelpSystems company, provides a technical demo of Core Impact. Learn how different techniques of ethical hackers are used and the steps needed to reduce risk through penetration testing, including:

  • Scoping strategies
  • Incorporating vulnerability scans
  • Post test remediation measures
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