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Advanced Pentest Reporting

The pentest reporting tool that does 90% of the work for you

For years we searched for a reliable pentest reporting tool that works in every engagement. We couldn’t find one, so we built it ourselves! Here’s what painless pentest reporting looks like:

Create a penetration test report in under 3 minutes!

Save yourself from dealing with formatting issues, scattered data, custom reporting scripts, tweaks, and reporting bugs.

Exporting professional pentest reports takes minutes on Pentest-Tools.com (yes, seriously) and it comes with built-in vulnerability details and remediation suggestions.

There’s a better way – just watch!

Advanced Reporting Demo

Export ready-to-send pentest reports

We help you excel at reporting for a fraction of the time and effort you put in now.

Because it’s integrated with the tools on the platform, this feature enables you to automatically generate penetration testing reports that are 90% ready for delivery.

Select the findings you want to include, pick a report template that suits your engagement, and generate the document (.DOCX, PDF, or HTML). Fine-tune any of the elements in the no-fluff, editable .DOCX report – and add others – until it’s ready for sendoff.

“The detailed reports allow us to precisely identify and quickly respond to any potential issues.”

Anthony Bainton
Anthony Bainton, CTO · Industry: IT&C

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Pro Advanced & Enterprise plans

Never start from scratch - report templates

Our pentest report templates work out-of-the-box. Choose the predefined template you need and create a report that’s almost ready to ship!

A Pentest-Tools.com report includes all the key elements of a professional deliverable:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Objectives

  • Scope

  • Approach

  • Methodology

  • Disclaimer

  • Executive summary

  • Findings & Remediation

  • Addendum

It’s also very easy to modify and customize any of these sections to include links, code snippets, screenshots, tables, and other helpful elements.

If you’re extra specific about your reports, just duplicate a pre-existing template and edit it to your liking. Alternatively, you can create your own template and save hours spent polishing your documents.

“The tool is absolutely easy to use, with comprehensive and customizable report templates.“

Aditya M.
Aditya M., Vice President of Information technology at Optimum Solutions · Industry: IT&C
Report Template Customization

Kick off strong with the auto-generated executive summary

Translating pentest findings into business impact takes a lot of time and effort. So how about not doing it at all?

We automatically generate the executive summary for you and take the pain away. It provides a graphical overview of the findings and a table with the most important ones for focus and clarity.

To make it more persuasive, we recommend you adjust this section and tailor it to each of your engagements.

Detailed findings

Use rich, pre-filled information on your findings

None of your hard work goes to waste because every tool on the platform feeds vulnerability information and evidence, plus remediation advice and other details into the pentest reports you generate.

Edit findings in bulk in the dashboard to do manual adjustments in minutes instead of hours:

  • Clone findings to edit them without modifying initial results
  • Adjust risk levels
  • Flag and remove false positives
  • Verify findings - and see your changes instantly reflected!

Every time you download a report it’s guaranteed to be accurate and up to date without extra manual work!

“The tool is absolutely easy to use, with comprehensive and customizable report templates.“

Carsten Eckelmann
Carsten Eckelmann, Director at 2pi Software · Industry: IT&C
How to manage, filter and report your penetration testing results to surface key issues

Get faster, better pentest reporting that works every time

Pentest-Tools.com provides me with a comprehensive up to date 3rd party vulnerability assessment. The detailed reports allow us to precisely identify and quickly respond to any potential issues. I regularly run the test on my web services and recommend everyone to check their systems with it.

Anthony Bainton
Anthony Bainton
CTO · Industry: IT&C

The tools are easy to use and the reporting is clear and detailed enough to help us understand potential issues for quick remediation and also to provide our clients with the confidence that their websites are secure. We highly recommend this service to anyone who is serious about hosting and maintaining websites or other cloud hosted services.

Carsten Eckelmann
Carsten Eckelmann
Director at 2pi Software · Industry: IT&C

The Pentest-Tools.com site is super easy to use and reports export in a variety of formats. All of the scans I’ve used run fast and the reports contain the details that you need, no fluff. Nice work, Pentest-Tools.com!

Bill Ruhl
Bill Ruhl
System Administrator at dealerdownloads.com · Industry: IT&C

My security audit has been cleared successfully because of Pentest-Tools.com, as the report is really comprehensive which has helped us identify the vulnerabilities on our websites and hence we were able to fix the issues. The tool is absolutely easy to use, with comprehensive and customisable report templates. I will definitely recommend this tool with a rating of 5/5.

Aditya M.
Aditya M.
Vice President of Information technology at Optimum Solutions · Industry: IT&C

Reuse your best work – templates for findings & engagements

Writing and rewriting descriptions for frequent findings is bo-ring. It drains your time and energy, and can even cause errors to sneak in. Get the ball rolling with these predefined templates for the most common vulnerabilities.

With our pentest reporting tool, you can save and reuse your best finding descriptions, risks, and recommendations! Turn them into custom templates and plug them into future reports. No searching through docs, no duplicate work.

Finding templates

  • SQL Injection

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

  • File Inclusion

  • OS Command Injection

  • XML External Entity vulnerability

  • Session fixation

  • Open redirect

  • Detailed error messages

  • Session does not expire

  • Internal IP disclosure

  • Default credentials in use

  • Debug functionality present

You can also adjust our templates to your needs. Include links, code snippets, screenshots, tables, and other clarifying elements to save your future self invaluable time. Also useful for adding manual findings into your pentest report.

Finding templates
Engagements

Engagement templates

Add all the details about clients or projects in one click and use them forever (or as long as they’re your client).

Include this pre-filled information into your reports to save time copy/pasting or manually typing in data such as:

  • Engagement name

  • Client company

  • Contract number

  • Contract start date

  • Engagment start & end dates

To make reporting even more hassle-free, the engagement templates on the platform include structures for Website Penetration Tests and External Perimeter Penetration Tests.

“The Pentest-Tools.com site is super easy to use and reports export in a variety of formats. All of the scans I’ve used run fast and the reports contain the details that you need, no fluff. Nice work, Pentest-Tools.com!”

Bill Ruhl
Bill Ruhl, System Administrator at dealerdownloads.com · Industry: IT&C

Choose the Pro Advanced or Enterprise plan
to enjoy all this & more!

4 ways to use advanced pentest reporting

  • Combine filters to get more specific reports

    Choose Target + Risk Level to surface high-risk findings for a particular target. See what’s left to solve by filtering out fixed issues: Status + Target.

  • Customize reports with your logo

    Send professional, polished reports every time: sign up for our Enterprise plan to enjoy white label reports. Plus, you save time by managing all your reporting from the Pentest-Tools.com dashboard and emailing them to clients from the same place.

  • Get email notifications for vital findings

    Define email triggers (e.g. is Finished, found High Risk. etc.) and get an email with the findings, so you can promptly report them. Especially useful for simultaneous and/or scheduled scans.

  • Export reports from where you need them

    Reporting is at your fingertips whether you’re managing scans or findings. Select what you want to include (and exclude) and we’ll automatically fill in your .DOCX, PDF or HTML report with the results.

How to generate editable pentest reports

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Both our Pro Advanced & Enterprise customers enjoy this feature

Frequently asked questions

What information is included in a penetration test report?

Each report you automatically export from Pentest-Tools.com includes all the information categories any penetration test report should include. These report sections are must-haves for any professional pentest report:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Objectives

  • Scope

  • Approach

  • Methodology

  • Disclaimer

  • Executive summary

  • Findings & Remediation

  • Executive summary

  • Addendum

You also have the option to manually add findings you got from other scanners or manual work, so you’re not bound to our scanners’ results.

How do you create a penetration test report?

There are tons of penetration test report templates online but why waste time figuring out which one’s for you?

Pentest-Tools.com customers around the world use the Advanced Reporting feature to export comprehensive, detailed reports that help their customers and teams.

To create a pentest report, first establish its structure: the main categories and the information that goes into them. You can use our built-in templates to automate reporting and focus on filtering and incorporating the most important findings.

Use the time you save to improve your quality, your process, your results, or your pentesting strategy.

Can I schedule reports on Pentest-Tools.com?

At the moment, you can’t schedule reports but you can schedule scans and get email notifications for when results match the triggers you set (e.g. is Finished, found High Risk. etc.).