Penetration testing is a type of security testing that is used to test the insecurity of an application. t is conducted to find the security risk which might be present in the system. If a system is not secured, then any attacker can disrupt or take authorized access to that system. Security risk is normally an accidental error that occurs while developing and implementing the software.
Penetration Testing and how the same can be used for gathering information from open sources, and prepare the analysis and documentation based on information gathered, to secure the system from future attack.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.