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Advanced Penetration Testing for Highly-Secured Environments: The Ultimate Security Guide by Lee Allen

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Chapter 1. Planning and Scoping for a Successful Penetration Test

This chapter provides an introduction to the planning and preparation required to test complex and hardened environments. You will be introduced to the following topics:

  • Introduction to advanced penetration testing
  • How to successfully scope your testing
  • What needs to occur prior to testing
  • Setting your limits — nothing lasts forever
  • Planning for action
  • Detail management with MagicTree
  • Exporting your results into various formats using MagicTree
  • Team-based data collection and information sharing with Dradis
  • Creating reusable templates in Dradis

Introduction to advanced penetration testing

Penetration testing is necessary to determine the true attack footprint of your environment. It may often ...

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