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Penetration testing- Securing Organizations From Cyber-attacks

April 14 2020, 06:51am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

Businesses have increased their dependency on technology. With the rise in dependency on technology, there is a rise in cyber attacks. Almost every day, there is news about cyber attacks. Hackers use various methods to steal important records. These attacks can be stopped by penetration testing.

Penetration testing involves deliberate attacks on the system for identifying vulnerabilities. It helps in fixing various loopholes and security bugs. Penetration testing also tests the capability of the system to stop unexpected malicious attacks.

 

Tools used for Penetration Testing

  • Nessus
  • Dirbuster
  • Metasploit
  • Burp Suite

 

To know penetration testing methodologies and why there is a need for penetration testing tools, check out the blog:   security testing methodologies

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