What Is Penetration Testing

Penetration testing (or pen testing) is a security exercise where a cyber-security expert attempts to find and exploit vulnerabilities in your computer system. The purpose of this attack is to identify any weak spots in your system’s defenses that attackers could take advantage of.

This is also called Pen testing, which can involve the attempted breaching of the uncounted number of applications or systems, (e.g., application protocol interfaces (APIs), frontend/backend servers) to uncover vulnerabilities, such as unsanitized inputs that are permitting to code injection attacks.

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