Last updated at Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:10:50 GMT

Is penetration testing a good idea to you, but your managers don't seem to get it? Don't worry, you're not alone, and there is a solution. This Whiteboard Wednesday video walks you through some steps to achieve your goal - and to get your budget approved.

Areas I'll touch on are:

  • How do I explain penetration testing to my boss?
  • Why do we need penetration testing if we have all these security controls in place?
  • Should I be using the fear factor to sell security?
  • How do I build on penetration testing as a success factor?
  • How do I get buy in for penetration testing?
  • How do I calculate the return of investment (ROI) for penetration testing?

Click on the video on your right to watch the video!

Prefer to read? Download this white paper on How to Justify Your Penetration Testing Budget.