Pentesting Requirements List

Hardware Requirements
 

 

Guest OS Configured Memory Disk Space vCPUs NICs Credentials
Windows 8 GB 600 GB 4 1
Kali 2.2 GUI 8 GB 100 GB 4 1
Software Requirements
Guest OS Category Software
Windows Dependencies Install and configure Java and python
Web application Proxy Burp Suite Pro
Web Application Scanners Acunetix/WebInspect/IBM APPScan
Web Services SoapUI
Xenotix Framework
Kali Update and upgrade
ACLs
1.  ACLs Should be open for both Guest OSs (Windows and kali) to WordPress site
2.  VNC port should be open to access the Kali GUI interface.
3.  White list GitHub
4.  Admin privileges for both Guest machines(Windows and kali) or add user list to sudo list till the end of assessment.
5.  Disable end point security on Windows machine till the end of assessment.

Check List

Penetration Testing Prerequisites Checklist
1.  Web application URL Done / Pengind
2.  Architecture diagram. Done / Pengind
3.  TWO Test users accounts with credentials. Done / Pengind
4.  Admin privilages for both Guest machines(Windows and kali)
or add userlist to sudo list till the end of assesment.
Done / Pengind
5.  Complete walkthrough of application/server and database
along with the business logic of the application
Done / Pengind
6.  Nature and behavior of the application Done / Pengind
7. Determination of the environment UAT / Production UAT / Production
8. Any web services that the site may use. (If SOAP or REST is used) Done / Pengind
9. Contact Details Done / Pengind
Contact Name
Primary contact
Secondary Contact
10. Access control list Done / Pengind
Source Destination Users
1. Windows
2. Kali