Understanding Different Types of Penetration Testing Engagements

There is understandably quite a bit of confusion in the market place when it comes to offensive security engagements. Consultants use a number of terms and phrases that often times overlap with one another quite a bit, but often times fail to differentiate effectively. For example:

  1. Vulnerability assessment
  2. Vulnerability research
  3. Penetration test
  4. Security Audit
  5. Red teaming
  6. Social engineering
  7. Phishing Campaigns

With so […]