Don't let a penetration test land you in legal hot water
legal - Penetration testing's terms of agreement template - Information Security Stack Exchange
Companies seeking a security audit that includes a penetration test and those responsible for conducting the test need to be aware of the legal minefield they are about to enter. Penetration pen testing is a valuable way to determine how resistant an organization's digital infrastructure is to outsider attack. What better way to check a network's security than giving scary-smart individuals permission to hack it. The penetration tester will have permission from the owner of the computing resources that are being tested. Employing an outside party to attack an organization's network while the organization continues normal operation is the only realistic way to test. However, it introduces certain challenges.
CIS Penetration Testing Services Terms and Conditions
CIS is an independent, nonprofit organization with a mission to create confidence in the connected world. Join CIS as a member, partner, or volunteer - or explore our career opportunities. Customer agrees to have a person available at all times during the penetration testing engagement to restore, as soon as possible, any service or server that becomes unavailable. Payment Terms.
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