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Penetration testing: Five tips in five minutes

If you invented a new type of car or airplane or a new type of medicine, you wouldn't market it without testing it first, right? Well, the same mentality holds true for launching any aspect of your network; not only to be sure that it works, but to be sure that it is protected as well. What good is a corporate privatized network if an unauthorized hacker can waltz right through your perimeter?

These five tips along with our free testing tools toolbox will give you the equipment and know-how you need in order to keep your network safe from outside threats.

Vulnerability Assessment

  Tip 1: Domain controller penetration testing
  Tip 2: A penetration testing tool you shouldn't be without
  Tip 3: Penetration testing for Windows systems
  Tip 4: Self-testing security guides library
  Tip 5: Pen testing your VPN

This was first published in February 2007

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