An authorised simulated cyber-attack on a system housed on a Cloud provider is known as Cloud Penetration
A cloud penetration test's main purpose is to identify a system's weaknesses and strengths so that its
security posture may be appropriately appraised.
Cloud Penetration Testing Types and Methods
Attack, breach, operability, and recovery issues in a cloud context will all be
investigated during cloud penetration testing. The following are examples of several forms of cloud
An attack scenario in which the cloud penetration testers don't know anything about your cloud
systems and don't have access to them.
Cloud penetration testers have a limited understanding of users and systems and may be given
restricted administrative access.
Cloud penetration testers have access to cloud systems at the admin or root level.