Business terms and jargon explained. Your business dictionary

What is Penetration Testing

The portion of security testing in which the testers attempt to circumvent the security features of a system. The testers sometimes use system design and implementation documentation, which may include listings of system source code, manuals, and circuit diagrams.

They can also work under the same constraints applied to ordinary users. This practice is sometimes called 'ethical hacking'.

Crown Copyright. Material taken from the DTI - Department for Trade and Industry. Reproduced under the terms and conditions of the Click-Use Licence.

<- Go Back
Business Terms Home page

Search jargon and terms database to learn more:-

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

Search Term   

Preference Shares PLN Litas Ex Stock
Notice board terms of use File Permissions Acquiree Avatar
Corporate Officers Write off Contingency Tolar
Womb to Tomb Ngultrum Astute Coin of the realm
Joint Venture Disciplinary procedure National Insurance (NI) Credit Derivatives
Colon - El Salv Working Capital Alibi WYSIWYG
Walking Possession Tangible Assets EMEAR Vacate
Yankee Title N349 Civil Court form Ad infinitum
Customs Duty ATM DTI system Drop Catch
Intellectual property TANGO Carriage cost Guaranteeing Associations

Term created / updated 2007-03-13 12:58:10

Knowledge is the key to success. That is why we have gone to great lengths to get you these business terms, and to explain them in Plain English so it is very easy to understand. Getting the right understanding and knowing your business jargon will keep you informed among your peers.

Copyright © 2004-2019 Scopulus Limited. All rights reserved.