Penetration Testing

With our range of guides and tutorials, you’ll be able to perform a pen test and also identify vulnerabilities before cyber criminals manage to.

What is penetration testing?

Penetration testing is the process of identifying vulnerabilities within a network environment or web application. 

It’s an essential practice of controlled hacking, in which an attacker will act for you to spot the weaknesses that real criminals could exploit. Also commonly referred to as Ethical hacking or pen testing.

Is penetration testing important?

Many people ask this question, and we can only answer it honestly and say it depends. 

In most cases, businesses won’t need an elaborate penetration test and is comes specifically down to whether the business in question could be considered a potential target. 

It’s a given that huge businesses and organisations will require penetration testing, especially when servers full of sensitive information are involved.

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