Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing

  ijett-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
© 2013 by IJETT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-3                       
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :  Ankita Gupta , Kavita , Kirandeep Kaur


Ankita Gupta , Kavita , Kirandeep Kaur. "Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(3):328-333 Mar 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group.


Vulnerability assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) is the most comprehensive service for auditing, penetration testing, reporting and patching for your company’s web based applications. With port 80 always open for web access there is always a possibility that a hacker can beat your security systems and have unauthorized access to your systems. Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing are two different and complimentary proactive approaches to assess the security posture of an information system’s network. The Vulnerability Assessment is done to test the security posture of the information system both in ternally and externally . Penetration tests provide evidence that vulnerabilities do exist as a result network penetrations are possible. They provide a blueprint for remediation . Methodology include: discovery , enumeration, vulnerability identification, vulnerability assessment, exploitation and launching of attack, reporting , external penetration testing, internal penetration testing , legal issues before you start.


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