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Penetration

 

Intrusion, Trespassing, Unauthorised entry into a system. Merely contacting system or using a key board to enter a password is not penetration, but gaining access to the contents of the data files by these or other means does constitute Penetration.

Penetration Testing, is the execution of a testing plan, the sole purpose of which, is to attempt to hack into a system using known tools and techniques.


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