If you are wondering what the difference is between an external and internal pen test is or what the benefits of an internal test are, this excellent article might shed some light on those question for you.
« While it’s commonplace to fear hackers, we are now being told to worry more about internal security than external; that our own people are a greater threat than outsiders. The people on the inside aren’t more hostile, they just have more access. Realistically, the vast majority of employees from your organization are well-meaning, honest people. Your company is far more likely to be a victim of an “oops” than an attack by a determined and hostile insider. An insider could access private and/or sensitive information. How do you manage a situation where a trusted insider has gone rogue? » The rest of the article here.
If you have interested in having an internal security test done on your infrastructure, email firstname.lastname@example.org.