A legal shield for pen-test results

Thursday, 6 October 2005, 4:09 PM EST

Routine network penetration testing may shed light on exposures to external threats, but it can also put damning evidence in the hands of competitors and plaintiffs who sue your organization.

Attorneys caution that pen tests generate lengthy reports of system inaccuracies and vulnerabilities that could be used in court against a company.

By Shawna McAlearney at Search Security.

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