As the information security officer for a financial institution, what questions should I ask prospective penetration testing consultants before I agree to the test?
While this list isn't exhaustive, here are a few that I would ask:
Also, a good paper to read on this subject is, "Penetration Testing -- Is it right for you?", by Jimmy Braden, available on the SANS Institute site.
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