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Mastering Metasploit by Nipun Jaswal

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Preface

Penetration testing is one of the crucial techniques required in businesses everywhere today. With the rise of cyber and computer-based crime in the past few years, penetration testing has become one of the core aspects of network security and helps in keeping a business secure from internal, as well as external threats. The reason that why penetration testing is a necessity is that it helps uncover the potential flaws in a network, a system, or an application. Moreover, it helps in identifying weaknesses and threats from an attacker's perspective. Various potential flaws in a system are exploited to find out the impact it can have on an organization and the risk factors of the assets as well. However, the success rate of a penetration ...

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