How often should Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Testing and Application Security Testing be done?
Posted on 2014-09-05
My company has a new web based application that we wish to sell to other businesses. I have been asked the following questions by the Information Security Manager at a potential big new client:
"How often do you run Application Security Testing, Penetration testing & Vulnerability Testing?"
I am looking at maybe using something like Trend Micro's Deep Security. This solution offers some level of protection & monitoring 24x7, so how often should I run the potentially more aggressive tests that they are asking about? Would it be unrealistic to say something like "depending upon your exact requirements we usually run them every 1-3 months"?
Thanks for your help!