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White hat hacking (aka "ethical hacking", or "penetration testing") is the act of attacking a computer security system for the purpose of finding and fixing vulnerabilities. It is the opposite of black hat hacking.

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Does application security assessments done using SaaS solutions (WhiteHat Sentinal and Fortify on Demand) count as penetration tests?

SaaS security solutions such as "WhiteHat Sentinal" and "Fortify on Demand" are getting popular now a days. Methodologies of both describe them involving manual verification. Does this qualify the ...