What does penetration testing involve

Posted on 2009-02-16
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:


    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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