APPENDIX C

Capstone Project

 

Throughout the book, we’ve walked you through the steps necessary to complete a pentesting engagement, from pre-engagement activities to report writing. While the bulk of the hands-on tasking lies between those two steps, we’ve underscored the importance of treating them with as much reverence as you do the “hacking” portion of the engagement. While it’s difficult to lay out pentesting goals and objectives to practice a hands-on approach to pre-engagement activities, we can provide you with a set of objectives that will help you demonstrate your practical skills, which is what this appendix is designed to do

This capstone project is designed to test your ability to meet specific objectives that may be covered ...

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