NIST penetration testing is a process of testing the security of an organization’s information systems. It includes techniques such as vulnerability scanning, network mapping, and penetration testing. NIST stands for National Institute of Standards and Technology. This agency sets guidelines for all US Government agencies to follow when it comes to cybersecurity. They have created a system that goes through 11 steps in order to assess the vulnerabilities within an organization’s system before they are exploited by cybercriminals or foreign actors alike.
Why does your company need this?
Every business needs protection from threats including hackers stealing their data or shutting down operations altogether with ransomware attacks which encrypt sensitive information until money demands are met by its owners not being able to work without access to these files anymore unless they pay up.