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Re: RE: OSSTMM how good is it?
From: mythoughts () aboutosstmm com
Date: 17 May 2006 00:38:39 -0000

I find this thread interesting because I have never seen an OSSTMM that has actually been finished, yet I have never 
seen any negative comments relating to it.

I think that it is a fantastic high level guide, but to actually use the methodology takes a huge amount of effort to 
figure out how to technically perform each of the steps.

I understand that it is supposed to be "upto the creativity of the pen tester" to figure out how to attack a target, 
but this doesn't provide a consistent result between pen testers, which is what the whole methodology is supposed to do 
- provide a consistent and comparable result for a client.

I haven't had a thorough look at ISSAF yet, but was impressed with the detail that it provides.

I am interested to hear what others think in relation to these comments.

Anon

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