Refining the PoinTER "human firewall" pentesting framework

@article{Archibald2019RefiningTP,
  title={Refining the PoinTER "human firewall" pentesting framework},
  author={J. Archibald and K. Renaud},
  journal={Inf. Comput. Secur.},
  year={2019},
  volume={27}
}
  • J. Archibald, K. Renaud
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science
  • Inf. Comput. Secur.
  • Penetration tests have become a valuable tool in the cyber security defence strategy in terms of detecting vulnerabilities. Although penetration testing has traditionally focussed on technical aspects, the field has started to realise the importance of the human in the organisation, and the need to ensure that humans are resistant to cyberattacks. To achieve this, some organisations “pentest” their employees, testing their resilience and ability to detect and repel human-targeted attacks. In a… CONTINUE READING

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