Penetration Testing Resources

Download a range of different resources, such as webinars, brochures, infographics and green papers, providing technical guidance to help support your penetration testing programme.

Green papers


  • Assured Security – Getting cyber secure with penetration testing

    Most organisations are the target of random, indiscriminate attacks, and they need an appropriate level of penetration testing to ensure their defences are adequate. This free green paper provides a clear introduction to best-practice penetration testing.

  • Penetration Testing and the GDPR

    Article 32 of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requires organisations to implement technical measures to ensure data security. This green paper offers practical guidance on how to conduct a penetration test that supports GDPR compliance.

  • Penetration Testing and ISO 27001

    Penetration testing is an essential component of any ISO 27001 ISMS (information security management system). This free green paper describes how penetration testing fits into an ISO 27001 ISMS project.


  • Reduce costs and get accurate results with expert testing

    Most organisations face cyber attacks at some point, so it’s important to conduct regular penetration tests to make sure your defences are accurate. Watch this video to find out more about how IT Governance can help you with your penetration testing needs.

  • Cyber security: protecting your business with cost-effective penetration testing

    Our penetration testing experts share practical insights about implementing a penetration testing programme. Designed to inform information security professionals, this webinar will help you to conduct effective, value-for-money penetration testing as part of a technical security assurance framework.

  • Compliance solutions: How can penetration testing support your GDPR project?

    Although many organisations are familiar with the concept of penetration testing, they often struggle to understand how to fit it into their overall GDPR compliance project, or even how to get started. It is vital that organisations properly ascertain vulnerabilities and test and apply patches. In this webinar, IT Governance will provide an overview of how penetration testing can effectively support organisations in achieving GDPR compliance.


  • A guide for selling penetration tests to the board

    Penetration testing produces management reports describing the state of your information security measures. In this guide we list 20 compelling reasons why frequent penetration tests and vulnerability assessments are crucial.

  • Guide: Security Testing Playbook

    Learn how to prevent breaches, detect them when they occur and respond intelligently to minimise the impact.

  • Data sheet: Penetration Testing

    Learn how IT Governance approaches a penetration test and how our penetration testing services can strengthen your security posture.

  • Case study: Collinson Group

    Collinson Group is a rapidly evolving organisation that operates a diverse set of market-leading technologies. Download this case study to find out how penetration testing helped Collinson Group test its ability to protect its applications.


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