Penetration Testing from Amazon Cloud

by Warlock
Oct. 7, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute Pen Testing & Audits

In this article, we are going to see how we will deploy a Windows and Linux system on an Amazon cloud server for penetration testing purposes. What is the difference if we perform penetration test from cloud server or our own system? Here are few benefits of a cloud server: When we are running port scanning against hundreds of IP addresses, it takes a long time to complete. If we are running nmap from a cloud server, we do not have to keep our system running 24×7. Internet stability keeps the scan running smoothly. We get static IPs for the cloud server, which makes our work easier regarding notifying the client that we will be running scans from this IP so need to blacklist the IP. So Amazon provides a free one-year license for a microserver which has a minimum configuration with 30 GB of hard disk and 1 GB of RAM. After use, if you like the service you