Pentesters can be contractors or internal employees who regularly test their employer’s network with insider knowledge. Traditional pentests often provide a small number of testers on site for two weeks once a year. For some compliance testing, it is required to use external testers. Pentesters must respect the legal contracts they’ve signed with clients or employers, and they must work within the scope defined in the contract.

The grove in the forest

👉 The Grove is intended for people new to hacking but wishing to participate. It offers the attack trees for a few systematic hacks in a lab environment. It does not steal learning, it merely tells stories in lab environments.