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Penetration Testing: Real World Penetration Testing

Daniel Compton, Information Security Consultant of 7Safe, took the audience through a demonstration of common risks found that he sees whilst carrying out penetration tests for clients.

This covered two main areas which were "client side attacks" and "pivot attacks". The demonstrations were all based on fully patched Windows operating systems with anti-virus protection, firewall protection and the latest patches for 3rd party products.

Once the client victim computer was exploited from the Internet, Daniel demonstrated how it was possible to pivot and dive deep into the internal corporate network and extracting passwords and credit card data. You can watch the video demonstration here.