As we know that, What is Penetration Testing? But do we know why we perform this penetration testing. By this blog we are able to understand that why we do this testing.
Below are mentioned few reasons :- 1- Financial data should be protected or secured meanwhile transmitting within distinct systems. 2- To protect user information or consumer data. 3- To discover security vulnerabilities in an application or any software. 4- Several customers or clients are saying for penetration testing as a section of the software release cycle or application release cycle.
It is extremely significant for any company or organization to distinguish security problems endures in the inside network and computers.
Applying these information, any organization or company can plan protection next to any hacking trial. These days, consumer privacy and information protection or data security are the most concerns.
Suppose if any hacker trying to obtain person details of social network site as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, g+ etc. Any company can face legal problems because of little alternative left in an application or software system. Therefore big companies are watching for PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliance certifications ahead starting any concern with the third party customers or clients.
In the time of penetration testing there should be need to test the following:- 1- Network 2- Hardware 3- Software 4- Process