Posted on Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 by admin
A penetration test, or pentest, is a process where a benign ethical hacker conducts scans, probes and attacks on a network or application to uncover vulnerabilities. In many ways it's like going to the doctor. You need a checkup, we all do. The frequency of the checkup will vary from person to person depending on health, age, medical history and much more. A pentest can be very similar in the sense that there is a third-party team of hackers or individual hacker performing an assessment on your network or application in order to determine its current security posture.