BSides Detroit 13 Episode 13

Mark Stanislav (@markstanislav) joins the podcast to discuss the evolution in his thinking about ethical hacking, responsible disclosure, and the value of combining both red team and blue team responsibilities. Mark then shares a few tips from his talk, So You Want to Hire a Penetration Tester: 10 Tips for Success.

Abstract: Whether due to compliance needs, best practices, or customer demand, penetration testing is an increasing requirement for many organizations. The process of hiring and working with an Ethical Hacking (EH) services company is much like every other IT contracting process at first glance, but has a number of important details to consider from company selection through post-penetration remediation. Come learn from a penetration tester the types of information that will allow your organization to have the best experience possible when going through the sometimes agonizing, always interesting, process of a penetration test. Most importantly, questions will be highly encouraged so that your concerns and thoughts can be addressed during this presentation.

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