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Difference between Security Testing and Penetration Testing

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If you want to understand the difference between security testing and penetration testing you to have to realize the scope of these testing terms. Security testing refers to a testing scenario which involves penetration test, vulnerability assessments and security audits of a particular IT infrastructure, program or software. So it means that scope of security testing is greater in comparison to penetration testing. Penetration testing is an essential part of security testing which involve testing of the defense of an IT system by breaking it into parts. With the emergence of new financial software and programs, it becomes necessary for software development firms to conduct proper penetration analysis of their software with consistent time intervals so as to maintain required security parameters. Penetration testing frameworks involve 
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