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RE: what is pen-testing?
From: "David Gillett" <gillettdavid () fhda edu>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 10:08:19 -0800

  Contraction of "penetration testing".  Used to be called
"tiger teams" -- sanctioned breaking into target systems to 
assess the effectiveness of their defenses.

David Gillett


-----Original Message-----
From: coder [mailto:elite.coder () ntlworld com]
Sent: November 24, 2003 01:11
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: what is pen-testing?


Hi all,
I am a newbie to security, and I just wondered what this 
pen-test thing that
keeps popping up is all about

Thanx

Binks



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