An elite team of security experts designing covert missions to infiltrate systems, and apprehend bad guys sounds like a terrific movie plot, right? Great for a night in with a bucket of popcorn. But in the world of cybersecurity, what might sound like a movie plot, is actually real.
Penetration testing is the practice of testing a computer system, network, or web application to find security vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit. It’s become an important part of business security, and as technology grows, so does the need for penetration testing.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
• Define what penetration testing is, and why it’s needed
• Identify types of penetration testing
• Identify the necessary parts of an effective penetration testing system
Why take this course?
If you’re a business leader, or IT, operations, or security manager, this course can help you add a vital tool to your security program. It’ll look at what penetration testing is, and how it can be applied, both physically and virtually. And by following the advice in this course, you’ll be able to set up a penetration testing system that’ll keep the business, and its data, safe.
10 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks