Sample Notification When Security Testing

This is a sample email to send to your hosting company, Security Operations Center (SoC), network security group, system administrators or anyone else who may be impacted by your testing.

It is recommended that you give any concerned parties at least a 24 hours advanced notice. Feel free to reproduce or modify this template as needed.

Sample Email/Notice to the Operations Groups

Please be advised that I will be conducting automated security testing starting on the  <date/time> and finishing <data/time>. During this time you may see some application performance impact, unusual log activities and security alerts if intrusion detection is in place. Please contact me at xxx-xxx-xxxx for any questions or concerns.

I will be testing using the following tools:


I will be testing from IP address xx.xx.xx.xx. My target systems are <server name and IP’s>.

Thank you,

Your Name Here