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Threat Led Penetration Testing – The Past, Present and Future

What is Threat Led Penetration Testing? Threat led penetration testing is, in essence, using threat intelligence to emulate the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) of an adversary against a real time mission critical system. The concept is currently being implemented in a number of ‘flavors’ around the globe including schemes such as the UK’s STAR […]

Step by Step: The Changing Face of Threat Led Penetration Testing

Organizations are increasingly adopting the threat led approach to penetration testing. This approach essentially advances the boundaries of conventional penetration testing by seeking to adopt the tactics, techniques and procedures of an advanced threat actor aggressively targeting a critical system. The Bank of England-backed CBEST scheme and CREST-accredited STAR scheme are the two man programs […]