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Help Net Security: Review: "Hack I.T.--Security through Penetration Testing"

Apr 02, 2002, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aleksandar Stancin)

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"enetration testing is one of the more mysterious activities everyone seems to talk about, but few know the entire scope it deals with, thus misleading those unfamiliar with it. But, basically, it's only about one thing - trying to break into systems, with the focus set on locating vulnerabilities and holes. The scope is to get rid of them (instead of abusing them), improving the overall security of the system in question. Many questions arise during preparation and the actual process of testing, and that's where this books comes in handy. Designed to educate personell, and lead them through the proces,. it tries to meet many questions that may come up. But, enough of the introductory phrases, let's skip further down the road, and see what does it bring us..."

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