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What does penetration testing involve

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Last Modified: 2013-11-19
We have recently been told by a client that a small e-commere site we are building for them (1 single product on site) will be penetration tested by an external company. We have never had this situation before and whilst I am confident of our hosting supplier I dont know what they will test. Can anyone give me any advice on what we should do to the site before the test to ensure we pass it!!!! Thanks.
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Maybe wikipedia can:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penetration_testing

or

http://passcisa.blogspot.com/2008/07/how-to-plan-penetration-test.html

They will try to execute the most common and known hacks, and exploits on your servers. SQL-Javascript Injection on you sites (on your forms), shared folders access, users and passwords, port numbers, Wi-FI access, etc.

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