Internal Penetration Testing
This type of testing assesses security through the eye of an internal user, a temporary worker, or an individual that has physical access to the organisations’ buildings over its Local Area Network (LAN) or through Wi-Fi networks.The tests will observe whether it is possible to gain access to privileged company information from systems that are inside the corporate firewalls.
External Penetration Testing
This type of testing assesses an organizations infrastructure from outside of the perimeter firewall on the Internet. It assesses the environment from the vantage point of an internet hacker, a competitor or a supplier with limited information about the internet facing environment.