Does penetration testing answer the most fundamental question in cyber security- How vulnerable are our IT assets to cybercrime and attacks?
Enter Penetration Testing - for identifying and containing security vulnerabilities that are affecting an organization’s digital assets and computer networks.
The Penetration Testing Market estimates that the industry will reach $3 bn in revenue by 2026 with a CAGR of 13.8%. Needless to say, paradigm change factors brought on by the pandemic like boom in online business platforms and solutions, cloud-based solutions, and security testing have all boosted the global demand for penetration testers.
EC-Council defines pen testers as those who identify and exploit weaknesses in a client’s IT environment and provide detailed reports on all identified vulnerabilities, the risk those vulnerabilities pose to the organization and suggestions for remedial action.
Pen testing is used to enhance a web application firewall (WAF). From planning and reconnaissance to analysis and WAF configuration, a career in this field involves attuning the WAF security policies and curbing detected vulnerabilities.
As one of the most in-demand skills, enterprises need penetration testers because of three major reasons:
As per Glassdoor estimates, the national average salary for a Penetration Tester is $1,02,405 per year in the United States with an additional compensation between $2,438 – $32,532.
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