Free Book - External Exposure & Attack Surface Management for Dummies
Active testing is a process involving repeated interaction with a digital asset to reach success criteria defined by the test methodology. Active tests are often human-led, using multiple tools, with each test an evolution from the prior step. Active testing can also be automated, where the testing engine sends a payload to the asset. The payload defines the success and all steps needed to complete the test. Also see "Passive Scanning".