SANS Penetration Testing

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)


SANS Poster: Building a Better Pen Tester - PDF Download

Blog Post by: Jason Blanchard It's here! It's here! The NEW SANS Penetration Testing Curriculum Poster has arrived (in PDF format)! This blog post is for the downloadable PDF version of the new "Blueprint: Building a Better Pen Tester" Poster created by the SANS Pen Test Curriculum. The front of theposter is full … Continue reading SANS Poster: Building a Better Pen Tester - PDF Download


Putting My Zero Cents In: Using the Free Tier on Amazon Web Services (EC2)

By Jeff McJunkin Counter Hack Hello, dear readers! Many times when penetration testing, playing CTF's, or experimenting with new tools, I find myself needing ready access to a Linux installation of my choosing, a public IPv4 address, and...well, not a lot else really. I like Virtual Private Servers (VPSs) for this purpose - essentially a … Continue reading Putting My Zero Cents In: Using the Free Tier on Amazon Web Services (EC2)


Your Pokemon Guide for Essential SQL Pen Test Commands

By Joshua Wright Counter Hack As a pen tester, it's not enough to exploit targets and get shells. That's great (and it's a big part of what we do), but the real value to the customer is to demonstrate what the effective risk is from the successful exploitation of a vulnerability. In order to answer … Continue reading Your Pokemon Guide for Essential SQL Pen Test Commands