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Professional Penetration Testing by Thomas Wilhelm

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CHAPTER 6. Methodologies

Introduction

Дело не в споре, а в сговоре. – Russian proverb: “It's not the dispute but the agreement that matters.”
Welcome to the theoretical part of the book. Most of the other chapters focus on hands-on activities; but this chapter is all theory on how to conduct a penetration test. Understanding the theory behind the methodology will improve the chance of successfully completing a penetration test project. We will be looking at three different methodologies and applying them specifically to penetration testing. The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is useful in conducting any project but is written at a high level, and probably, the least of the three methodologies geared toward penetration ...

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