Penetration testing is a focused discipline. Organizations do not want to incur unnecessary risk during an engagement and many have cost considerations. It may be too expensive to test everything all at once. This is where scope comes in. The scope of a pentest is the sum of all the boundaries of an engagement, which is a combination of all items to be tested or to be specifically excluded from that engagement.
Penetration Testing: “Think Evil” (But Get that Scope Crystal Clear)
What is the Scope of a Penetration Test?
Are you doing a penetration test to test how mature your incident response procedures are? Are you doing a penetration test to leverage the results for some targeted budget? Are you doing a penetration test to check out your internal exposure? External exposure?
Is a penetration test really the service you need? Download the free infographic now! Penetration testing seeks to evaluate your security posture using simulated attacks to identify and exploit vulnerabilities.
Visa Europe revealed important stats about the usage of Contactless Cards. This has led to some testing companies doing very basic security testing to simply check the box of requirement We've said that pentesting is a vital part of becoming PCI compliant, but what exactly is this type of test? Testing your eCommerce website, your payment page or your contact center applications and infrastructure simply means that you are attempting to discover your vulnerabilities before cyber criminals do.