Organizations have a tremendous opportunity to use information technologies to increase their productivity. Securing information and communications systems will be a necessary factor in taking advantage of all this increased connectivity, speed and information. However, no security measure will guarantee a risk free environment in which to operate. In fact, many organizations will need to provide easier access by users to portions of their information systems, thereby increasing potential exposure.
A penetration test is a method of evaluating the security of a computer system or network by simulating an attack. A Web Application Penetration Test focuses only on evaluating the security of a web application. The process involves an active analysis of the application for any weaknesses, technical flaws, or vulnerabilities. Any security issues that are found will be presented to the system owner together with an assessment of their impact and with a proposal for mitigation or a technical solution.
Network Penetration tests are the standard in Security Assessments. In a network penetration test industry standard security tools are used to evaluate the security posture of the customer network. There are 2 types of network penetration tests, internal and external tests. Internal tests are performed from within the corporate network. External tests are performed outside the corporate network.
“Demo by Demyo” is a face to face, or over Internet, hands-on training course designed for network administrators and security professionals who need to get up to speed with penetration testing and vulnerability assessment techniques. This penetration testing training introduces the latest hacking tools and techniques in the field and includes a full-blown environment for students to practice newly learned skills.
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