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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

System Security Testing

Penetration Testing

Penetration testing is testing in which an evaluator attempts to circumvent the security features of a system based on their understanding of the system design and implementation. The purpose is to identify methods of gaining access to a system by using common tools and techniques used by attackers.

Characteristics:

Searches for clues to potential threats

Intrusive by nature

Runs malicious attacks against targets

Susceptible to false positive

Cannot find all vulnerabilities

Easy to implement

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