Keeping Information Secure: From Vulnerability Assessments to Penetration Tests

General Business

December 31, 2012
by Paul Johnson

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Risk Advisory Senior Manager

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Assessing the level of security risks and evaluating the adequacy of an organization’s risk management are keys to protecting information assets. Part of robust management includes the need to conduct vulnerability assessments and/or penetration tests. Knowing the difference between the available tests and their benefits can help your organization maintain its security confidence and compliance. This paper explores the range of commonly performed tests and the factors needed for success and outlines some key recommendations for testing.  

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