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Re: rules of engagement scope
From: Marco Ivaldi <raptor () 0xdeadbeef info>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 18:08:05 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 13 May 2006, James Kelly wrote:

I'd be curious to find out what the typical scoping is for a pen test rules of engagement agreement.

Do folks go with a "anything goes" or "no holds barred" approach? What limits on ROE do people normally see in these types of agreements?

Take a look at ISECOM's OSSTMM 2.1 Rules of Engagement:

http://www.isecom.org/projects/rules.shtml

Someone here mentioned Denial of Service testing, speaking of which:

"6. Distributed Denial of Service testing over the Internet is forbidden." "7. Any form of flood testing where a person, network, system, or service, is overwhelmed from a larger and stronger source is forbidden."

Cheers,

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Marco Ivaldi
Antifork Research, Inc.   http://0xdeadbeef.info/
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