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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616



Penetration Testing In System Administration

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AUTHOR(S)

Muhammad Zunnurain Hussain, Muhammad Zulkifl Hasan, Muhammad Taimoor Aamer Chughtai

 

KEYWORDS

OS Operating System, Dos Denial of Service.

 

ABSTRACT

In this paper, Authors will be discussing the penetration testing in system administration and challenges faced by the industry in securing the data and information using different techniques. Penetration Testing is modern technique of assessing the vulnerabilities in the system. It has been performed to explore all the loop holes in the system and the tester behave like an attacker. All the potential weaknesses, access to data manually or automatically being checked and verifies by the tester. The purpose of this activity is to gather all the required information to secure the data before real attack effects the system, during the process port scanning and other activities were performed and finally as report will be made to suggest improvement in the system to secure it. It is very challenging these days to secure the communication between two users although people use different encryption techniques [1].

 

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