Blog: What’s the Difference Between a Vulnerability Scan and a Pentest?
When tasked with securing an application there is a choice between an automated vulnerability scan and a pentest. When starting out, companies will often focus on automated testing/scanning procedures rather than manual in-depth application reviews.
Although these types of test are worthwhile exercises and should form part of a ‘defence in depth’ approach to security, manual application testing should be considered for critical applications.
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