Chapter 3. Assessment Planning

In this chapter, we will discuss the test environment and how we have selected the chosen platform. We will discuss the following:

  • Introduction to advanced penetration testing
  • How to successfully scope your testing
  • What needs to occur prior to testing
  • Setting limits – nothing lasts forever
  • Planning for action
  • Detail management with MagicTree
  • Exporting your results into various formats using MagicTree
  • Team-based data collection and information sharing with Dradis
  • Creating reusable templates in Dradis

Introducing advanced penetration testing

Penetration testing is necessary to determine the true attack footprint of your environment. It may often be confused with vulnerability assessment, and thus, it is important that the differences ...

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