You’ll find Penetration Testing, often just called Pen Testing, explained differently, depending on where you get your input. Most sources agree that Pen Testing is essentially an ethical hacker carrying out attacks, like a malicious attacker, to help expose environmental vulnerabilities. While accurate, that’s a bit of a convoluted definition. Let’s pull it apart a bit.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/gurock/~3/kKCGHOoU5AA/