Preparing the test plan

As the requirements have been gathered and verified by a client, it is time to draw a formal test plan that should reflect all of these requirements, in addition to other necessary information on the legal and commercial grounds of the testing process. The key variables involved in preparing a test plan are a structured testing process, resource allocation, cost analysis, a non-disclosure agreement, a penetration testing contract, and rules of engagement. Each of these areas is addressed with their short descriptions as follows:

  • Structured testing process: After analyzing the details provided by your customer, it may be important to restructure your testing methodology. For instance, if the social engineering service is ...

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