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Re: Licensed Penetration Tester LPT
From: xelerated <xelerated () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 16:54:59 -0400

Actually, you have to be a licensed Private Investigator,
not a certified pen tester.

I think it was on the register's site.

On 4/26/06, Phil Frederick <flosofl () gmail com> wrote:
This is happening now.  Georgia has pending legislation for forensic
examination of information systems.  If you aren't licensed as an
Investigator in the state, you can be charged with a felony if the law
passes.

I can't find a link, but I swear I read this a couple days ago.
Anyone have any info, or was I hallucinating :)

On 4/25/06, v b <r0cketgrl () yahoo com> wrote:
All funning aside, this was included in a topic of a
BoF at the recent ShmooCon held in DC.  The speakers
contended that unless the community becomes
self-policing, there WOULD eventually be government
legislation to license information security
practitioners.  Interesting theory.  I like the idea
of shipping all unlicensed practitioners to Lincoln.
Could do wonders for that local economy. :-)

Regards.


--- Dogten <dogten () d3fcon org> wrote:

Mark Teicher wrote:
Why not license security engineers/gurus like they
do social workers, plumbers and doctors.

Then after one gets everyone to comply, partner
with an insurance company to offer liability and
malpractice insurance to the licensed penetration
testers, just in case someone accidently shuts down
a life support system in a hospital as they are
scanning random Class 'C's on the internet or
hijacking root DNS servers in order to play audio
streams.

For those who do not comply, set up Senate
hearings, and send out letters to those who do not
comply, "Are you an unlicensed penetration tester?"
If yes, please list all your friends, neighbors, etc
that may or may not be unlicense penetration
testers.  Once they have rounded up all the non
complying penetration testers, escort them to local
train stations, and guide them onto the train, where
they will be taken to re-education camps in Lincoln,
Nebraska.  --:)


-----Original Message-----

From: Dogten <dogten () d3fcon org>
Sent: Apr 20, 2006 10:08 PM
To: Steve Friedl <steve () unixwiz net>
Cc: pen-test () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Licensed Penetration Tester LPT

Steve Friedl wrote:

If it's not from the government, it's not a real
license.

where does literary license come in? the media
certainly practices it
with impunity.

--
-dogten, C�ISSP
_________________
Fight the power and the power will fight back
Your only as good as the system you hack
If you become a problem you will be replaced
Banned, shut down, erased !




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