As a performance testing expert, you need to consider the type of performance test you should do based on your requirements.
QA Methodologies - Different types of QA
Benchmark testing is where the quality of a product or service is tested to discover how well it conforms to a set of pre-established standards.
Non functional testing is where quality characteristics such as reliability, usability, efficiency, maintainability and portability are validated.
What is penetration testing? Penetration testing, also called ‘pen test,’ is a way to simulate an attack against a system to discover any vulnerabilities.
Gray Box Testing is a software testing technique where only a partial knowledge of the internal structure of the application is required.