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PAC Video Series – Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing

Prancer
February 1, 2022

If you’re responsible for the security of a system or network, you need to know about penetration testing. Penetration testing is the simulated exploitation of vulnerabilities to assess the damage that could be done. It’s a critical part of compliance and regulation, because it’s the best way to identify and fix vulnerabilities before they can be exploited. And it helps protect your customers and their data. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what penetration testing is and why you need it.

Penetration testing is a process of identifying, quantifying, and ranking vulnerabilities in systems or networks. It’s done by simulating the exploitation of those vulnerabilities to assess the damage that could be done. Penetration testing is a critical part of compliance and regulation for several reasons. One, because it’s the best way to identify and fix vulnerabilities before they can be exploited. Two, because it provides external assurance that your security controls are adequate. And three, because it helps protect your customers and their data.