(312) Which one of the following is the PRIMARY objective of penetration testing?
Correct Answer: C
Its goal is to measure an organization's resistance to an attack and to uncover any weakness within the environment...The result of a penetration test is a report given to management describing the list of vulnerabilities that were identified and the severity of those vulnerabilities. - Shon Harris All-in-one CISSP Certification Guide pg 837-839
Not A: Assessment would imply management deciding whether they can live with a given vulnerability.
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