Penetration Testing - Is it right for you?
The process of performing a penetration test is to verify that new and existing applications, networks and systems are not vulnerable to a security risk that could allow unauthorized access to resources. This paper will review the steps involved in preparing for and performing a penetration test. The intended audience for this paper is project directors or managers who might be considering having a penetration test performed. The process of performing a penetration test is complex. Each company must determine if the process is appropriate for them.