Jul 102011

So like most people who do pentesting, I am always strapped for time and always have way too many things on my plate.  So, what I have done over the years is try to automate the things I do on a regular basis.  This allows me to repeat the results consistently.  It also allows me to run a consistent pentest weekly, monthly, or however often I need to schedule them to be done.

I will go ahead and tell you now, these tests are extremely noisy.  They generate a lot of traffic, and I don’t try to slide under any IDS’s or anything else.  Why?  Because I am authorized to conduct these penetration tests.

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