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4 Reasons Why Internal Network Penetration Testing Is Vital to Your Business

Although vulnerability scans and assessments are crucial for maintaining a strong cybersecurity posture, penetration testing goes beyond the routine to thoroughly test your organization against potential security threats. There are 6 main types of penetration tests that can be performed:

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What Are the Phases of a Pentest?

When your business is unprepared, threat actors can take advantage of vulnerabilities and compromise your systems. In some cases, vulnerability scans and assessments may help you get back on track. However, if you know you have an internal cyber security incident or have had one that you’ve been told is now “fixed,” a penetration test may be the right option to improve the security posture of your organization. 

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What is the Difference Between Blackbox, Greybox & Whitebox Pentesting?

When we speak of black, grey, and whiteboxes, we are not talking about the color of the PC on a desktop once called beige box. We are speaking of the amount of access a pentester has been given before attempting to breach a system or network. 

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6 Questions to Ask Before Beginning Red Team Pentesting

If you’ve conducted a few successful penetration tests already, you may be wondering, “what’s next?”

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What is Penetration Testing?

A penetration test is a simulated cyber attack against your nonmalicious computer system to check for exploitable vulnerabilities. It’s a series of targeted nonmalicious attacks, intended to breach your cybersecurity defenses. The difference between a pentest and a real attack, however, is that penetration tests are conducted by ethical security professionals, who keep any extracted data private and ultimately help you improve your security posture. 

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