VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT AND PENETRATION TESTING AS CYBER DEFENCE

Bohara Anand Chandrakant, Jorvekar Priti Prakash
2019 International Journal of Engineering Applied Sciences and Technology  
In last ten years, use of internet applications,web hacking activities have exaggerated speedily. Organizations facing very significant challenges in securing their web applications from rising cyber threats, as compromise with the protection issues don't seem to be reasonable. Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) techniques help them to go looking out security loopholes. These security loopholes could also be utilized by attackers to launch attacks on technical assets. Thus
more » ... nical assets. Thus it is necessary ascertain these vulnerabilities and install security patches. VAPT helps organization to determine whether their security arrangements are working properly. This paper aims to explain overview and various techniques used in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing (VAPT) in detail. Also focuses on making cyber security awareness and its importance at various level of an organization for adoption of required up to date security measures by the organization to stay protected from various cyber-attacks
doi:10.33564/ijeast.2019.v04i02.012 fatcat:pyupllnvjzbjxdzwmz7oyxjgri