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Mastering Metasploit by Nipun Jaswal

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Chapter 9. Speeding Up Penetration Testing

In the previous chapter, we covered SET that serves as an automated approach while carrying out a penetration test on the client side. However, while performing this test, it is very important to monitor time constraints. A penetration test that consumes more time than expected can lead to loss of faith, cost that exceeds the budget, and so on. In addition, this might cause an organization to lose all of its business from the client in future.

In this chapter, we will develop methodologies to conduct fast-paced penetration testing with automated tools and approaches, where Metasploit will act as a backend to these tools. This automation testing strategy will not only decrease the time of testing, but will ...

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