What is Penetration Testing?

Tony MasonPenetration Testing

Penetration testing, also known as ethical hacking, is a method of evaluating a computer system, network, or web application to identify potential vulnerabilities that could be exploited by cyber attackers. This process involves simulating real-world cyber attacks to uncover potential weaknesses in a system’s security defenses. Penetration testing aims to assess the security posture of an organisation’s IT infrastructure and … Read More

Vulnerability Scanning

Tony MasonAPI Security, Data Protection, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Management & SIEM, Vulnerability Scanning

Why scanning more often could deliver surprising benefits you may not have considered. Can I just scan once per year, like with a penetration test? Penetration tests are uniquely effective in uncovering highly complex vulnerabilities in web applications: those which may require detailed human awareness and context in order to detect. However, whilst irreplaceable, penetration tests can also be relatively … Read More