From the Fall 2021 Issue

Penetration Testing: Why Leaks Need to Be Sealed

Michael Lassiter Jr.
President | Strong Exploits, LLC

Penetration testing is arguably one of the most necessary operations within cybersecurity and its importance is becoming more relevant to C-level executives. It is estimated that almost 70% of business leaders believe that their cybersecurity risks are increasing; therefore, there is a great need for continuous reduction of these risks. As threats continue to evolve alongside the advancements of technology, penetration testing should be adopted more frequently in numerous sectors of industry such as healthcare, financial, academia, industrial and telecommunications. Cybersecurity risks correlate strongly with confidentiality weaknesses; therefore, a successful exploitation of vulnerabilities will lead to an unfortunate leak . . .

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