Penetration Test Vendors

suess13 at suess13 at
Sat Jun 26 14:32:17 CDT 2010

Verizon Business ( purchased the cybertrust group)

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Gravell [mailto:chris.gravell at] 
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 2:39 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: RE: Penetration Test Vendors

Pen-testing for what?

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott Berkman [mailto:scott at]
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 1:28 AM
To: 'Ken Gilmour'; 'George Bonser'
Cc: nanog at
Subject: RE: Penetration Test Vendors

If I wanted someone to do this, I'd probably look at a security vendor
instead of a general purpose consulting firm.

Some examples off the top of my head might include IBM's ISS and


-----Original Message-----
From: Ken Gilmour [mailto:ken.gilmour at]
Sent: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 4:58 PM
To: George Bonser
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: Penetration Test Vendors

Depends on where you are... I've used Sysnet in Europe ( and
they are excellent. We used Deloitte (
in non-european countries, with not such a good result (but other people may
have different experiences).



On 22 June 2010 14:48, George Bonser <gbonser at> wrote:

> Anyone have any suggestions for a decent vendor that provides network 
> penetration testing? We have a customer requirement for a third party 
> test for a certain facility. Have you used anyone that you thought did 
> a great job?  Anyone you would suggest avoiding?
> Replies can be sent off list and I will summarize any feedback I might 
> get from the community if anyone is interested.
> George

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