A penetration test is a practice of assessing the security of an IT infrastructure by securely trying to exploit vulnerabilities that may exist in operating systems, inappropriate configurations, application errors, or end-user behavior. The penetration testing is an attempt to test the efficiency of security measures and discover any potential exploits or backdoors that may be present in computer systems; which hackers and cyber criminals can gain unauthorized access or conduct malicious activities. In addition, penetration testing is an advanced tool to detect, analyze and set protective constraints to the IT infrastructure, in order to reduce remediation of financial losses against malicious activities.
In the rapidly changing industry of technology, organizations constantly face cybersecurity risks which may lead to intrusion of business operational processes. A penetration testing provides an excellent assessment of the cybersecurity measures in an organization. Pen testing professionals are able to uncover different aspects of cybersecurity frameworks in the computer systems and provide detailed solutions to the cybersecurity risks. The goal of a Lead Pen Testinging Professional is to master a repeatable, and documentable penetration testing methodology that can be used in an ethical penetration testing.
Lead Pen Test Professional
Lead Pen Test Professional training enables you to develop the necessary expertise to lead a professional penetration test by using a mix of practical techniques and management skills.
iLEARN offers these levels in the following way:
Self-study material (PDF material to be studied autonomously