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20 Tips to Make the Most of Your Pen Test

Whether you’ve conducted many pen tests or are about to embark on your first, this eBook contains helpful guidance for companies at every stage of security-program maturity.

Pen tests are a sizable investment. Make sure you’re getting your money’s worth.

Not all penetration tests are created equal. There are many common pitfalls that can cost you in terms of quality, project delays, or unnecessary expense. We’ve created this eBook to help put you on the right path (and stay on it).

These 20 tips are curated from our team of expert pen testers, who’ve delivered more than 3,500 security engagements for businesses of all sizes.

So, whether you’re a pen test veteran, or are about to contract your first one, this resource offers helpful guidance on the process . . . from pre-assessment all the way to the final report.

Our tips include how to:

  1. Scope the right assessment for your needs.
  2. Set up your project for success from the start.
  3. Improve communication and efficiency throughout the process.

20 tips preview:

list of the 20 tips to make the most of your penetration test security assessment

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Jake Miller

About the author, Jake Miller

Security Researcher

Jake Miller (OSCE, OSCP) is a Bishop Fox alumnus and former lead researcher. While at Bishop Fox, Jake was responsible for overseeing firm-wide research initiatives. He also produced award-winning research in addition to several popular hacking tools like RMIScout and GitGot.

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