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Scanning vs. penetration testing

Scanning vs. penetration testing: Ethical Hacking: Scanning Networks
Scanning vs. penetration testing: Ethical Hacking: Scanning Networks

Investigate the difference between scanning and penetration testing. Lisa Bock illustrates how scanning a network to check for vulnerabilities is an important exercise, but should not be confused with Penetration Testing, a process that looks for security weaknesses and launches various attacks in order to gain access to a system. Discover that although the two are closely related, the objectives are different.

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Skill Level Intermediate
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Security IT Linux

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