SANS Penetration Testing

SANS Pen Test Challenge Coin: SEC460

With every SANS Pen Test Challenge Coin comes a story. In addition to symbolizing achievement and knowledge, a Pen Test Challenge Coin is a physical manifestation of the keyboard skills demonstrated by the winners of our course's Capture-the-Flag exercise. The front of the SEC460: Enterprise Threat and Vulnerability Assessment challenge coin carries the SEC460 … Continue reading SANS Pen Test Challenge Coin: SEC460


SANS Cheat Sheet: Python 3

by: Mark Baggett Python 2 - The end of the world as we know it. It will happen. In the year 2020 an event will occur that will alter the course of information security forever. What is this apocalyptic event? The end of life for Python 2. Is it that big of a deal? … Continue reading SANS Cheat Sheet: Python 3


SANS Cheat Sheet: Netcat

by SANS Pen Test Team We are adding another SANS Cheat Sheet to our arsenal of information security/penetration testing cheat sheets available here at the SANS Pen Test Blog. If you would like additional cheat sheets, click on the "cheatsheet" category or see belowto find them all. This cheat sheet is from our SANS … Continue reading SANS Cheat Sheet: Netcat


SANS Poster - White Board of Awesome Command Line Kung Fu (PDF Download)

by: SANS Pen Test Team Imagine you are sitting at your desk and come across a great command line tip that will assist you in your careeras an information security professional, so you jot the tip down on a note, post-it, or scrap sheet of paper and tape it to your white board... now … Continue reading SANS Poster - White Board of Awesome Command Line Kung Fu (PDF Download)


So You Wanna Be a Pen Tester? 3 Paths To Consider (Updated)

Tips for Entering the Penetration Testing Field By Ed Skoudis It's an exciting time to be a professional penetration tester. As malicious computer attackers amp up the number and magnitude of their breaches, the information security industry needs an enormous amount of help in proactively finding and resolving vulnerabilities. Penetration testers who are able to … Continue reading So You Wanna Be a Pen Tester? 3 Paths To Consider (Updated)