The business world revolves around digital requirements. There is always a new system available, the next shiny thing, that is going to make the organisation more nimble, safer, more secure and any other marketing or sales hype.
Each of those system relies on technology and technology has flaws. Those flaws can drastically impact a businesses viability. It can also have a detrimental impact on cash flow, revenue and reputation.
A penetration test is designed to find those vulnerabilities before they are exploited by the digital bad guys and mitigate the risks of it happening.