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Why You Need a Pentest with - Abraham Aranguren

Abraham Aranguren is the CEO of 7A Security and in this video he emphasizes the critical role of manual penetration testing (pentesting) in cybersecurity, highlighting its superiority over automated security tools. The speaker presents 14 reasons why manual testing is essential, citing examples of vulnerabilities overlooked by automated tools, such as complexity hiding, logic flaws, and subtle injection attacks. They discuss the limitations of automation, including its inability to interpret context and adapt to unique system configurations. The episode also warns against over-reliance on bug bounty programs, advocating for a balanced approach that includes manual testing alongside automation. Overall, it provides valuable insights for businesses aiming to bolster their security measures in the face of evolving cyber threats. Show Notes Free Pentest Contest 2023: https://7asecurity.com/blog/2024/01/free-pentest-contest-2023-deadline-approaching/ 1000 off your next pentest → code: SECREPO1000 sales@7asecurity.com / https://7asecurity.com/#contact Public pentest reports → https://7asecurity.com/publications 40% off any training course → code: SECREPO40 https://store.7asecurity.com/discount/SECREPO40 Free workshops → https://7asecurity.com/free

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