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June 20, 2024, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Breaking Down the Different Forms of Penetration Testing


In this presentation, Jesse Roberts will offer a thorough exploration of the diverse methodologies and approaches in the world of penetration testing. From white-box to black-box, external to internal, and automated versus manual tests, this presentation delineates the unique objectives, benefits, and scenarios where each form is most applicable. With a focus on real-world application, attendees will learn about the strategic nuances of each approach, ensuring they can effectively assess and bolster their organization’s cybersecurity defenses. This comprehensive overview is designed to empower participants with the knowledge to select and implement the most suitable penetration testing methods for their specific needs and environments.

Jesse Roberts is SVP of Cybersecurity with Compass IT Compliance. Jesse Roberts is an information technology & cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of experience in the field. He is a former professor of Network Engineering & Cyber Security at the New England Institute of Technology. Jesse holds multiple industry level certifications & has been invited to speak at events across the country. His presentations often include real-time live hacking demonstrations. He has also mentored students at various local schools and colleges through cybersecurity clubs over the years. In his role with Compass IT Compliance, Jesse leads the organization’s IT Security, Digital Forensics, and Incident Response teams. He is responsible for implementing innovative techniques and strategies to drive growth and improvement in these areas.