A vulnerability is the process of identifying and quantifying vulnerabilities on your network systems. A penetration test is a goal-oriented exercise — it can be to get data on the system or to cause as much damage as you can in order to test the system. – Adam Hostetler, MSI Network Engineer and Security Analyst
What is the best security assessment for you? A vulnerability assessment or a penetration test? Are’t they the same? In this episode of MSI Strategy & Tactics, the techs discuss the differences between the two and how to know which one is best for you. Take a listen! Discussion questions include:
- The difference between a vulnerability assessment and a penetration test
- The width versus depth analogy
- When an organization should use a vulnerability assessment and when to use a penetration test
- How an organization can make sure they are asking for and getting the right fit
Click the embedded player to listen. Or click this link to access downloads. Stay safe!