Why is Penetration Testing Important?

Why is Penetration Testing Important?

Penetration Testing is more important than ever

New vulnerabilities are discovered at an astonishing rate. Attackers analyze the weaknesses to determine if the exploit code can be developed. Once the exploit code has been established, the launch pad is ready to attack susceptible targets. Organizations that do not continually scan for and repair or remediate vulnerabilities face a growing risk of being the next compromised victim.

Today’s cyber attackers are more advanced than at any time in modern history. With the growth of world-wide hacking groups and state-sponsored attacks, no industry sector is immune from attack. It is more important than ever to remain vigilant and to ensure vulnerability management and penetration testing resources are included in your overall risk management plans and execution.

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ISO 27000 Demystified

ISO 2700 Blog Post

ISO what?

The ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) provide a globally recognized framework for best-practice information security management: the ISO/IEC 27000 family of mutually supporting information security standards (also known as the ISO 27000 series).

The most well-known of the series is ISO 27001, which sets out the specification for an ISMS (information security management system).
The series is developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

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