What does an API Penetration Test entail?

External Network Penetration Testing is an internal or external test used to identify vulnerabilities in the infrastructure of an organization’s network such as the firewall, routers, servers, etc. An External Network Penetration Test includes: Scans of TCP/UDP ports, enumerating services and configurations , evaluation of authentication and encryption mechanisms, and attempts to exploit any vulnerabilities found, with the ultimate goal of attempting to gain access systems.