Penetration Testing

Penetration Testing

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What is Penetration Testing?

Penetration testing (also referred to as pen testing) is a organised cyber attack against your companies network that aims to highlight exploitable vulnerabilities. It is designed to identify weaknesses that could be exploited by attackers, often involving exploiting vulnerabilities that were previously unknown to the systems administrator.

Why should you penetration test?

Why penetration testing is an essential part of network security

Find Vulnerabilities
Test the Capabilities of Your Defences
Assess The Damage Caused By A Potential Attack
Provide Evidence Of Network Security

Impacts of poor network security

Data shows two in five businesses use a managed IT provider but only 13 per cent review the security risks posed by their immediate suppliers.
Almost half of businesses (46%) and a quarter of charities (26%) report having cyber security breaches or attacks in the last 12 months.
The nature of cyber attacks has also changed since 2017. Over this period, there has been, among those identifying any breaches or attacks, a rise in businesses experiencing phishing attacks (from 72% to 86%), and a fall in viruses or other malware (from 33% to 16%).

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