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Penetration testing isn’t the way
to secure your organization

DARK READING RESEARCH REPORT
The State of Penetration Testing 2021


You Rely on Pen Tests to Prevent Data Breaches

 

69

of organizations primarily
conduct penetration tests
to prevent breaches

 

 

But Pen Tests Don't See Enough

;60 Circle (1)

are concerned that penetration
tests cover only a portion
of their attack surface and leave
them
with too many blind spots

 

47 Circle

are concerned penetration tests
only
detect known assets and
not new or unknown assets

And Aren't Done Often Enough

 

72 Circle
conduct pen tests
once a quarter or less
10 Circle
conduct pen tests monthly

That is
Risky.
And Expensive.

1M-1

12% spend more than $1 million 
8% spend $500,000 – $1 million
30% spend $100,000 – $500,000  
5% spend up to $100,000 annually.
 
 
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GO BEYOND PEN TESTING

For our inaugural 2021 report, we partnered with Dark Reading to research the current state of penetration testing practices at enterprise organizations. pen testing

The survey queried 108 IT and security managers from enterprise organizations with 3,000 or more employees across more than 16 industry verticals.

Read all the results by completing the registration form.

 

 

 

 

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