Web applications offer access to business and customers, their ubiquity makes them a preferred victim for cyber criminals. As a result, web application security testing, or testing and scanning web applications for risk, becomes essential.
As more and more applications are ‘web enabled,’ web application security testing need ultimately increase to overlook the possible vulnerabilities.
The Need and Importance of Penetration Testing
The need and importance of Penetration Testing include:
- It helps in identifying unfamiliar vulnerabilities.
- It checks the effectiveness of the overall security policies.
- It tests the components exposed publicly like routers, firewalls, and DNS.