This ITL Bulletin summarizes NIST Special Publication 800-42, Guideline on Network Security Testing, by John Wack, Miles Tracy, and Murugiah Souppaya, which assists organizations in testing their Internet-connected and operational systems. The guide provides an approach to adopting effective procedures that can help organizations uncover unknown vulnerabilities, institute security controls, and prevent incidents and attacks.
Citation: ITL Bulletin -
NIST Pub Series: ITL Bulletin
Pub Type: NIST Pubs
computer networks, network security, security testing