The Different Types of Security Penetration Testing

types of security penetration testing

What is Security Penetration Testing?

security penetration testing

What are the Types of Security Penetration Testing?

  • Firewall Configuration
  • Firewall Bypass
  • Stateful Analysis
  • SQL Server
  • IPS/IDS evasion
  • SMTP mail servers
  • DNS
  • Open ports
  • Proxy servers, etc.
  • Web applications and websites
  • Software
  • Mobile Apps
  • Internally/ externally developed programs
  • APIs
  • Applets and Scriptlets
  • Plug-ins
  • Frameworks
  • Browsers
  • Languages
  • Systems like CRM, HR systems, SAP, etc.

Physical Penetration Testing

  • Perimeter security
  • RFID and door entry systems
  • Intrusion alarms
  • Locks at physical locations
  • Cameras
  • Sensors and motion detectors
  • Mantraps
  • Human network at the organization

Social Engineering Pen-Testing

Client-Side Pen-Testing

  • Client-side Software
  • Web Browser
  • Content Creation software (MS Office Suite, Photoshop, Adobe Page Maker)
  • Media players, etc.

Wireless Network Pen-Testing



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