International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT)
Hacking is a process in which, a person or team exploits the weakness in a system for self-proceeds or indulgence. Ethical hacking is an activity which focuses on the vulnerability in a system and discovers the weakness and try to rectify the security weakness of a system. In the emergent field of internet, computer security is the ultimate concern for the organizations and governments. Ethical hacker plays a vital role in protecting the valuable and sensitive data in a system. This paper is to explore the process behind ethical hacking and penetration testing in network security.