Security Wire Weekly

Apr 3 2012   12:47PM GMT

Expert advocates for more effective penetration tests



Posted by: Robert Westervelt
Tags:
pen testing
security spending
Security Wire Weekly

Dave Kennedy, CSO of Diebold Inc. and a noted penetration tester talks about the need for enterprises to have more effective penetration tests and to stop buying the latest security technology. It doesn’t work, he told attendees at the 2012 InfoSec World Conference and Expo. Kennedy said businesses should base their pen testing requirements from the Penetration Testing Execution Standard (PTES) and hold pen testers responsible for meeting the standard.

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