Penetration testing is conducted to identify the networks and devices vulnerable to threats and require security upgrades. This process can take anywhere between a few days to several months to conduct, depending on the scope of the test.
The scope of the test is defined by the client and lists out the systems and processes that will be tested. Urban Tech X will conduct penetration testing can by no means go beyond the scope written down by the client. This process is to protect the integrity of the company’s data.
This test requires the tester to try and breach the client’s network or web application and determine which assets are at risk of attack. By identifying the at-threat systems and the magnitude of the risk involved, the company can take appropriate remedial action to shore up its defenses.