Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) is a term used to describe security testing that is designed to identify and help address cyber security vulnerabilities.It provides enterprises with a more comprehensive application evaluation than any single test alone.
VA=Vulnerability assessment is a systematic review of security weaknesses in an information system. It evaluates if the system is susceptible to any known vulnerabilities, assigns severity levels to those vulnerabilities, and recommends remediation or mitigation, if and whenever needed.
PT=Penetration test(Pen Test) attempts to exploit the vulnerabilities to determine whether unauthorized access or other malicious activity is possiblePen Testing or Penetration Testing is a type of security testing used to uncover vulnerabilities, threats, and risks that an attacker could exploit in web or network applications and software applications.
Why VAPT is Important?
VAPT helps to protect your organization by providing visibility of security weaknesses and guidance to address them. It helps enterprises to protect their data and systems from malicious attacks.
VULNERABILITIES AND RISK
VAPT HELPS TO IDENTIFY VULNERABILITIES AND RISKS IN YOUR WEB/MOBILE APPLICATIONS AND NETWORKING INFRASTRUCTURE
Detect Existing Flaws
PROVIDES DETAILED REMEDIATION STEPS TO DETECT EXISTING FLAWS AND PREVENT FUTURE ATTACKS
ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE
HELPS TO ACHIEVE AND MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE INTERNATIONAL AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS
QUANTIFIES THE RISK TO THE INTERNAL SYSTEMS AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION