What is Penetration Testing and Which Test Applies to Your Business?

Published on : 12 Aug 2020

what is penetration testing

Penetration tests which are also known as the Pen Test are tests or assessment methods to check the organization’s cybersecurity safety. It is a kind of ethical hacking wherein the security professionals ethically hack into your system to determine security lapses or loopholes and accordingly address the identified weaknesses in the system.

Penetration testing is a simulation of real-world attacks in a controlled environment that helps uncover vulnerabilities that will not actually damage your assets but just expose the weaknesses.

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Narendra Sahoo
Narendra Sahoo

Narendra Sahoo (PCI QPA, PCI QSA, PCI SSF ASSESSOR, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, 27001 LA) is the Founder and Director of VISTA InfoSec, a global Information Security Consulting firm, based in the US, Singapore & India. Mr. Sahoo holds more than 25 years of experience in the IT Industry, with expertise in Information Risk Consulting, Assessment, & Compliance services. VISTA InfoSec specializes in Information Security audit, consulting and certification services which include GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA, NESA, MAS-TRM, PCI DSS Compliance & Audit, PCI PIN, SOC2 Compliance & Audit, PDPA, PDPB to name a few. The company has for years (since 2004) worked with organizations across the globe to address the Regulatory and Information Security challenges in their industry. VISTA InfoSec has been instrumental in helping top multinational companies achieve compliance and secure their IT infrastructure.