Penetration Testing Basics

Techniques, tools, and a professional penetration testing methodology.
  • Good vs Bad penetration tester.
  • Darts example: better 1000 shots at a microscopic target or single shot to an impossible to miss big target?
  • Cyclic process.
  • Every information gathering stage will need the same focus and dedication as the first one.
  • Your penetration test will be as strong as your weakest skill!
  • First and one of the most crucial phases of an engagement.
  • A penetration tester cannot leave any stone unturned.
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