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CloudDefense.AI Security Advisor Shares Insights to Economic Times on the Use of Pen Tests

Cybersecurity isn't just about checking boxes; it's about understanding the ever-changing landscape of threats and adapting our strategies accordingly.”
— Barak Engel, Advisor at CloudDefense.AI
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA, USA, February 28, 2024 / -- In a recent interview with the Economic Times, CloudDefense.AI's esteemed advisor, Barak Engel, tackles the question of whether businesses truly need pen testing. Drawing from his extensive experience in the cybersecurity domain, Barak articulated a subtle approach toward security strategies, challenging conventional norms and advocating for sensible solutions.

Barak's insights shed light on the difference between the perceived necessity and genuine value of pen testing in contemporary security frameworks. Through meticulous analysis, he dissected the underlying motivations driving organizations to undergo pen tests, emphasizing the distinction between regulatory compliance and genuine security enhancement.

Highlighting the essence of conscious decision-making in security endeavors, Barak underscored the necessity for organizations to transcend the checkbox mentality associated with compliance-driven practices. He urged security leaders to adopt a strategic approach tailored to their specific business contexts, acknowledging the inherent trade-offs between security measures and business objectives.

Moreover, Barak articulated a focus shift towards a more holistic view of security, transcending the traditional confines of periodic pen testing. He advocated for dynamic testing methodologies that align with evolving threat landscapes and organizational needs, promoting a culture of continuous improvement and resilience. Read the full article here.

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