Learn more about Penetration Testing
Think of penetration testing as a way to use hacking skills for good. By conducting a pen test, you are effectively simulating a cyber attack on your own applications in order to identify weaknesses in firewalls or servers.
Frequently asked questions
Penetration testing, or pen testing, is the process of attacking an enterprise's network to find any vulnerabilities that could be present to be patched. Ethical hackers and security experts carry out these tests to find any weak spots in a system’s security before hackers with malicious intent find them and exploit them. Someone who has no previous knowledge of the system's security usually performs these tests, making it easier to find vulnerabilities that the development team may have overlooked. You can perform penetration testing using manual or automated technologies to compromise servers, web applications, wireless networks, network devices, mobile devices, and other exposure points.