Security Management

F7: Penetration Testing For NOT Dummies

Friday, June 9, 2023 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Room 506


Penetration testing is a vital part of a company's cybersecurity defense strategy. Pen testing efforts need to catch 100% of vulnerabilities but cybercriminal need to find just one way to breach your systems. How do you make sure that your pen testing methodologies are correct? In my presentation, I'll take a deep dive into complexities of penetration testing and discuss tools, techniques, limitations, scope and how to best understand what to test. We are not dummies and our pen tests need to be done with intelligence and skills to assess the true scope of system readiness to remediate the findings.

Learner Objectives

learn how to avoid common mistakes of pen testing that leave your systems vulnerable have a better understanding what vulnerabilities cyber criminals look for be able better understand how to define the type and scope of a pen test be able to conduct a more effective and successful pen test