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Penetration tests can help companies avoid future breaches

February 4, 2021
A ransomware attack targeted the email systems at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in April 2019. Today’s columnist, David Trepp of BPM LLP, says detailed pen tests will show how systems can handle future attacks on email and other critical systems. skabat169 CreativeCommons (Credit: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)
  • Understand how well email safeguards work.
  • Learn where authentication and identification schemes are vulnerable.
  • Determine which employees are vulnerable to social engineering attacks.        
  • Find out which applications are poorly coded.
  • Examine weaknesses that let attackers egress and exfiltrate data.
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