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Presentation / Paper : Demystifying Penetration Testing
From: "Debasis Mohanty" <mail () hackingspirits com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2004 22:34:21 +0530

Hi All, 

This is to announce the release of a presentation / paper on PenTesting
by HACKINGSPIRITS called "Demystifying Penetration Testing". It is
mostly targeted for those who are new to Penetration Testing (i.e.
Security Officers / Sys Admins / Security Auditors / Security
Enthusiasts.etc). This presentation will give a clear picture on how pen
testing is done and what are the expected results. Various screenshots
are provided as a proof of concepts to give a brief picture of possible

The goals of this presentation / paper are as follows: 

- An overview of how Vulnerability Assessment (VA) & Penetration Testing
(PT) is done
- Defining scope of the assessment
- Types of Penetration Testing
- A brief understanding on how Buffer Overflow works
- How vulnerabilities are scanned and exploited
- What are the end results
- What a Penetration Testing Report should contain


It can be downloaded from the following link: 

Debasis Mohanty

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