CHAPTER 8. Management of a PenTest
ÐÐ¾Ð·Ð»Ðµ Ð»ÑÐ´ÐµÐ¹ Ð¿Ð¾ÑÐ¸ÑÐ°Ð¹ÑÑ, Ð´Ð° ÑÐ¼Ð° Ð½Ð°Ð±Ð¸ÑÐ°Ð¹ÑÑ. â Russian proverb: âThe more you hang out with people, the more you pick their brains.â
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 âgeeks,â as explained in Paul Glen's book titled Leading Geeks. Glen attempts to quantify the difficulty in managing geeks by defining geeks as âhighly intelligent, usually introverted, extremely valuable, independent-minded, hard-to-find, difficult-to-keep technology workersâ (Glen, 2003). With those ...
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