Vulnerability and penetration testing: what's the difference?

Monday, 21 May 2007, 5:24 PM EST

If an enterprise turns to an outside vendor to help test security, how do they know what type of service they should ask for? Do they need a penetration test? How about a vulnerability assessment? Add to the mix that some vendors and consultants use these terms interchangeably, and many IT folks can find themselves in some very confusing discussions.

At TechNewsWorld.

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