CHAPTER 12

Reporting and Communication

In this chapter, you will

•   Learn about pentest report writing and handling best practices

•   Uncover post-report delivery activities

•   Define mitigation strategies using some example vulnerabilities

•   Discover the importance of communication during the pentest process

When my kids went out west with their grandparents for the summer, they were asked to keep a journal and write in it every day, describe all of the places they went, the things they liked and didn’t like, and take as many pictures as they wanted to tell their story. Once they got home, they shared their journey with the family and all the new things they learned and experienced along the way. A pentest report is the journey a pentester ...

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