Vulnerability assessment and penetration testing (VAPT) is a phenomenon in which the IT environment systems such as computers and networks are scanned to identify the presence of vulnerabilities associated with them.
Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) are both security services that focus on identifying vulnerabilities in the network, server and system infrastructure. Both the services serves a different purpose and are carried out to achieve different but complimentary goals.
Vulnerability Assessment focuses on internal organizational security, while Penetration Testing focuses on external real-world risk.
It is becoming common practice today for customers to request Security Certifications from their partners or vendors.
A large number of industry standards & regulations have included Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing (VAPT) as a mandatory requirement.
Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing (VAPT) helps validate your security controls and measures against real-world attacks.
Attackers scale and threats evolve, there is a need within organizations to carry out proactive security audits to protect their data and systems from evolving threats.