1.2 Penetration testing and certification (Part II)

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2/5/2016 Penetration testing and certification 1/4 Search Help Net Security Featured news Modern IRM: Securing the future of work Fake Amazon survey­ for­money offer leads to account compromise Harnessing artificial intelligence to build an army of virtual analysts Surprise? Most organizations are not cyber resilient Google declares war against deceptive download buttons Reactions to the EU­US Privacy Shield Security flaws discovered in smart toys and kids' watches Comodo Internet Security installs insecure Chrome­based browser Penetration testing and certification by Mirko Zorz ­ Tuesday, 15 March 2011. This is most often accomplished through the rules of engagement, statement of work (SOW), and scoping processes. These are artifacts which dictate everything involved in the testing such as the types of systems being tested, systems which should not be tested, the depth of testing, the hours of testing, information on the actual testers, and many, many other details. This helps to ensure that the testers fully understand how to stay within the confines of the test plan, and also helps the company being tested from falling victim to scope creep. Many penetration testers undergo background investigations to help ensure a candidate is a good fit for a company. Many are wondering if certifications related to ethical hacking are worth the money. What's your take on being certified? I have honestly gone up and down on this topic many times. I think that some certifications and their governing bodies are great, while others have commoditized the technology certification process solely for profit. I think
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  • Fall '16
  • janet rodriguez
  • Spanish, IRM, penetration testing, Ed Skoudis, Daily digest

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