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PT Activity duration/time
From: BSK <bishan4u () yahoo co uk>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 14:42:54 +0100 (BST)

Dear All,

We have been conducting a number of PT's till date. 

1. There is one thing which has always bothered us, a
good effort estimate, especially for Black-box PT. We
generally estimate our efforts based on IP addresses.
I would request other Pen-Testers on this list to
share their views and methods of effort estimation.

2. Secondly, what is the amount of time that should be
spent on each phase of PT?

For e.g:

Information Gathering - 5%
Footprinting - 10%
Vulnerability Scanning - 10%
Vulnerability Analysis - 10%
Vulnerability Exploitation - 30%
Reporting - 35%

Await some input/ feedback from other Pen-Testers on
this list.


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