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FAQs: How to Choose Between Penetration Tests and Vulnerability Scans
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FAQs: How to Choose Between Penetration Tests and Vulnerability Scans eli.zimmerman_9856 Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:20 Even seasoned cybersecurity professionals confuse penetration tests with vulnerability scans. Both play an important role in the security practitioner’s toolkit, but they vary significantly in scope and expense. Here are answers to some common questions about the topic: SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! What Is Penetration Testing? During a penetration test, highly skilled cybersecurity professionals assume the role of attacker and try to break into an organization’s network. Just as an attacker would, they conduct...