Tag Archives: Linux

Pen-testing with small networked devices

Pen testing has always been viewed by IT security and data governance professionals as something of an audit exercise, with the pen tester undertaking a series of proscribed and planned tests, then reporting back to the IT security manager – or client management professional – in a report format, complete with recommendations. Dr. Philip A. Polstra, Sr, a Professor in… Read more »

ContraRisk Security Podcast 0006: #BlackHatEU – Kali Linux

» Listen now or download on the podcasts page » Offensive Security used Black Hat Europe in Amsterdam to launch the next incarnation of its popular pen-testing Linux distribution. BackTrack has now become Kali – a name derived from a warlike god or an African word meaning ‘hot’ or ‘fierce’ – take your pick. It represents a somewhat surprising change in direction…. Read more »