Click below to listen to the podcast, "Why you should plan Microsoft network security tests." (Time: 4:00)
Follow the timestamps below to hear some of the main reasons to plan security testing.
0:51: You'll forget systems or applications that need to be tested.
1:28: Delays in licensing can make it impossible to use the commercial testing tools that you are expecting to use.
2:15: Not planning out security testing can cause conflicts with other business initiatives.
Read the original version of Kevin Beaver's tip, Plan out your network security testing for these eight reasons.
About the author: Kevin Beaver is an independent information security consultant, speaker and expert witness with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC. He has nearly two decades of experience in IT and specializes in performing information security assessments regarding compliance and risk management. Kevin has authored/co-authored six books on information security including Hacking For Dummies and Hacking Wireless Networks For Dummies (Wiley) as well as The Practical Guide to HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance (Auerbach). He's also the creator of the Security On Wheels information security audio programs providing security learning for IT professionals on the go. Kevin can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.