Physical Penetration Testing: A Whole New Story in Penetration Testing

T. Dimkov, Wolter Pieters

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    Physical penetration testing plays an important role in assuring a company that the security policies are properly enforced and that the security awareness of the employees is on the appropriate level. In physical penetration tests the tester physically enters restricted locations and directly interacts with the employees to convince them to break a policy or provide credentials. The physical access and the direct interaction with the employees complicate the execution of the tests and have ethical, legal and safety implications
    Original languageUndefined
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherCentre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT)
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2011

    Publication series

    NameCTIT Technical Report Series
    PublisherUniversity of Twente, Centre for Telematics and Information Technology
    ISSN (Print)1381-3625


    • METIS-278835
    • IR-78193
    • Penetration Testing
    • Social Engineering
    • EWI-20597
    • SCS-Cybersecurity

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