Leaders understanding pentesting

Penetration Testing for Managers course provides prudent knowledge, know-how and practical tips and suggestions to run and manage a high-value penetration testing program for your company. This course is designed to help business leaders and managers to understand from a high-level the overall penetration testing process, pre-engagement preparation steps and tactical procedures to conduct the actual tests in a consistent and competent manner.

This course presents a useful overview of the key concepts that will be needed by managers to effectively understand the different types of penetration tests and engagements, methodologies and the actual deliverables of different engagements. The course will also provide guidance on how to select and employ an external provider of penetration testing services by understanding their core strengths and limitations to conduct penetration tests effectively, ensuring that high impact vulnerabilities effecting an organization are identified and remediated in a safe and sound manner.

After attending this course, a reader should be able to:
  • Understand objectives for conducting a penetration test.
  • Gain an overview of the key components of an effective penetration testing approach.
  • Develop an appropriate penetration testing program.
  • Identify what needs to be considered when planning for and managing penetration tests .
  • Learn about the penetration testing process – and associated methodologies.
  • Determine criteria upon which to base selection of appropriate service providers.