Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing?

Every Ethical Hacker is a Penetration Tester, but not every Penetration Tester is an Ethical Hacker. Back to term ethical hacking and penetration testing, penetration testing is related to specific fields, which is a function among the functions of ethical hacking. While ethical hacking is a large comprehensive term.

What is Penetration Testing?

Penetration testing is a way of attempts to compromise the security of computer systems legally based on the authorization of the client to find bugs and vulnerabilities that lead to exploits, before discovering by a criminal hacker. Generally, it works by giving a mandate to penetration tester.

General Steps of Penetration Testing

Pentester will follow the following steps:

  • Information Gathering.
  • Scanning automatically & Manually.
  • Filtration and Analyzing.
  • Exploitation.
  • Post-Exploitation.
  • Picking up Vulnerabilities and Reporting.

What is its types?

The following are the common types of penetration testing?

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