Why should you test your defenses?
Knowing your vulnerabilities – and the ways in which attackers could exploit them – is one of the greatest insights you can get in improving your security program. Penetration testing is one of the key ways you can gain this insight, but it can be hard to know how to fit them in to a larger security program, or even how to get started.
To help you, we have assembled a toolkit that provides a clear and succinct introduction to the core principles, revealing the process, techniques, and tools that go into a successful penetration test engagement.
Discover all the tips and tricks, download now:
What is Pen Testing
Penetration testing is the process of identifying security gaps in your IT infrastructure by mimicking real world attacks.
7 Questions to Ask your Pen Test Vendor
With today's rapidly changing threat landscape, it is important to choose a partner that can not only perform effective testing using the latest attack methods, but also provide detailed and actionable reporting. We've put together 7 essential questions you should ask any potential penetration testing vendor.
Under The Hoodie Report
We took the results of 128 penetration tests and synthesized the data collected from those engagements. This paper seeks to demystify the practice of penetration testing by surveying the engineers and investigators themselves on what they most commonly see during engagements with clients.
Metasploit Vulnerable Service Emulator
Learn more about the new vulnerable services emulator that was added into the world's most widely used penetration testing tool, Metasploit.
Ask a Pen Tester
We asked our customers to submit their questions to Rapid7 pen tester Leon Johnson, and they didn’t hold back. Download for a glimpse into the inner-thinking of a hired hacker.
Under The Hoodie Stories
Each year, Rapid7 penetration testers complete more than 1,000 assessments. In this video series, we've collected their stories to give you some true insight into what goes on beneath the hoodie.
Under The Hoodie Webcast
In this webcast, Andrew and Tod will cover the major findings from our latest research.
Enterprise Security Hotseat with Rapid7
Andrew Whitaker, Director of Global Services at Rapid7 joined Paul Asadoorian and guests on his Podcast, Paul's Security Weekly, to discuss all things Penetration Testing, including Rapid7's most recent research "Under the Hoodie".