How performance testing and pentesting go hand in hand sometimes

Performance testing is not a simple subject and many leading experts still do not fully agree on the topic. How it’s used and how people mis-use it has been a topic of debate for as long as computer systems had to support multiple users. Not is measuring the performance of an application had to measure, it’s even harder to predict and it can even have an impact on penetration testing as both (D)DoS attacks and performance testing attempt to emulate great volumes of users. Knowing this it becomes easier to see why managers should start paying…