EC-Council: Role of Pen Tester in Ethical Hacking
Penetration testing is more of an art than a science. It is the process of trying to gain unauthorized access to authorized resources. To put simply, Penetration testing is “breaking into your system” to see how hard it is to do.
See how penetration testing is used to understand techniques of gaining access to a system by using standard PT tools and techniques used by hackers. Methodologies include:
• A Zero-Knowledge Test (Black Box)
• A Full Knowledge Test (White Box)
• A Partial Knowledge Test (Grey Box)