Re: Pen-testing - pricing model



On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, Kish Pent wrote:

Hello all, :)
I totally agree with carnevali davide, he's absolutely
right because pen-test pricing is based on man hours
put in for the work, not the goals or skills.

But your skills relate to the time you need to do the
test. I rather decline a pen-test if I see that I cannot
do the job in a reasonable time. Knowledge and efficient
deployment of knowledge are skills.
How much time will it take if you do not have a clue what
to do, if you have no idea what the results of your tests
mean? Do you really think you can sell that to the customer
without profit loss?

Cheers,

Chris.



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