As the threat landscape has broadened, so has the need to ensure that organisations across all sectors and of all sizes have as strong a security posture as possible. Penetration testing needs to become a boardroom agenda item; this means that those at the top of the organisational food chain need to know what it is, and the business benefits it can deliver.
This blog details the business benefits of a pen test for any company, and explains how knowing your weaknesses allows you to improve your overall security posture. In the context of the modern threat landscape, passive protections alone are not enough. This is why penetration testing should be viewed as part of the security solution, alongside efficient incident response practices.