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Penetration Testing: What You Need to Know Now

Penetration Testing has been around for years, but many organizations are missing the mark when it comes to utilizing this security powerhouse. While they understand the need for a penetration test, organizations are challenged with understanding the right level of risk assessment for the organization, the ROI associated and what to plan for or expect during an engagement.

To help address commonly asked questions and share insight into the benefits of penetration testing/ethical hacking as a vehicle to better improve information security, Digital Defense, Inc., a leading managed security risk assessment provider, shares a complimentary guide: Penetration Testing: What You Need to Know Now.

Key Inclusions:

 
  • The differences between a Penetration Test vs. a Vulnerability Scan
  • 6 Key Benefits of a Penetration Test
  • Common Penetration Testing Myths
  • Best Practices for Drafting an Effective Request for Proposal
  • Top 5 Questions to Ask a Prospective Penetration Testing Provider
  • Testing Rules of Engagement

About Digital Defense

Our Frontline.Cloud SaaS platform supports Frontline Vulnerability Manager™, Frontline Web Application Scanning™, and Frontline Active Threat Sweep™ that together provide:

  • Asset discovery and tracking
  • OS and web application risk assessment
  • Targeted malware threat assessment
  • Machine learning features that leverage threat intelligence
  • Agentless & agent-based scanning
  • Penetration testing for networks, mobile applications, and web applications
  • Compliance management. One of the world’s longest tenured PCI-Approved Scanning Vendors

The Frontline.Cloud platform virtually eliminates false-positives associated with legacy vulnerability management solutions, while also automating the tracking of dynamic and transient assets and prioritizing results based on business criticality.

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