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Minimum standards for local pen testers?


Pen-testing, short for penetration testing is security enhancement, in layman terms.  In other words, what a pen-tester does is test, measure and improve security measures on IT systems and support areas at organisations.  In Malaysia, it is understood that pen-testing, an integral part of cyber-security, is done mostly by private firms, some of which may not have proper professional qualifications.

Pen-testing, short for penetration testing is security enhancement, in layman terms. In other words, what a pen-tester does is test, measure and improve security measures on IT systems and support areas at organisations. In Malaysia, it is understood that pen-testing, an integral part of cyber-security, is done mostly by private firms, some of which may not have proper professional qualifications.

PETALING JAYA: Bank Negara is likely to impose minimum standard qualifications on pen testers as a measure to enhance the rules on cyber security for lenders and other financial institutions, sources say.

Pen-testing, short for penetration testing is security enhancement, in layman terms.

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