CHAPTER 8. Management of a PenTest
Возле людей потирайся, да ума набирайся. – Russian proverb: “The more you hang out with people, the more you pick their brains.”
Managing a penetration test team is different than managing people in sales, human resources, customer service, or marketing. The engineers on a PenTest team are often “geeks,” as explained in Paul Glen's book titled Leading Geeks
. Glen attempts to quantify the difficulty in managing geeks by defining geeks as “highly intelligent, usually introverted, extremely valuable, independent-minded, hard-to-find, difficult-to-keep technology workers” (Glen, 2003
). With those types of personality traits, managers are taxed ...