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Penetration Testing Bootcamp

By : Jason Beltrame
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Penetration Testing Bootcamp

By: Jason Beltrame

Overview of this book

Penetration Testing Bootcamp delivers practical, learning modules in manageable chunks. Each chapter is delivered in a day, and each day builds your competency in Penetration Testing. This book will begin by taking you through the basics and show you how to set up and maintain the C&C Server. You will also understand how to scan for vulnerabilities and Metasploit, learn how to setup connectivity to a C&C server and maintain that connectivity for your intelligence gathering as well as offsite processing. Using TCPDump filters, you will gain understanding of the sniffing and spoofing traffic. This book will also teach you the importance of clearing up the tracks you leave behind after the penetration test and will show you how to build a report from all the data obtained from the penetration test. In totality, this book will equip you with instructions through rigorous tasks, practical callouts, and assignments to reinforce your understanding of penetration testing.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Chapter 10. Writing Up the Penetration Testing Report

This final day marks the culmination of the penetration test. It has been 9 days of different topics to learn and lab around with. Up until now, we were concerned with various utilities to test various portions of the company for any security-related vulnerabilities or gaps. All these activities provided us with the necessary information and evidence that we needed. Today, we are concerned with taking all the evidence and findings and formulating it into our final deliverable to the customer the penetration testing report.

In this section, we will talk about how to get the penetration testing report created. Starting with gathering all that data we generated, to talking about the actual structure of the finalized report, to finally building and then delivering the final product. The structure and layout of the report are my personal preference based on experience on both sides of the report (sometimes the tester, sometimes the stakeholder...