“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred
battles.” – Sun Tzu, Ancient Chinese Strategist and Philosopher
The purpose of this a study is to conduct a pen test in android-based tablet. The pen test
was implemented in a manner that simulated a malicious attacker engaging in a targeted
attack against the tablet with the goal of pinpointing how an attacker could penetrate
android-based tablet security features. The assessment was conducted in accordance with
the recommendations outlined in NIST SP 800-115 penetration testing guidelines.
The results of this assessment will be used by Network administrators, Information security
managers and Information system auditors on how to make decisions on securing tablets
and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) accessing the organization network. All tests and
actions were conducted under controlled conditions and a report written with detailed
explanation of the activities involved and the objective of the test.