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Jump-start your new and exciting career as a penetration tester.

The Pentester BluePrint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker offers listeners a chance to delve deeply into the world of the ethical, or "white-hat" hacker. Accomplished pentester and author Phillip L. Wylie and cybersecurity researcher Kim Crawley walk you through the basic and advanced topics necessary to understand how to make a career out of finding vulnerabilities in systems, networks, and applications.

You'll learn about the role of a penetration tester, what a pentest involves, and the prerequisite knowledge you'll need to start the educational journey of becoming a pentester. Discover how to develop a plan by assessing your current skillset and finding a starting place to begin growing your knowledge and skills. Finally, find out how to become employed as a pentester by using social media, networking strategies, and community involvement.

Perfect for IT workers and entry-level information security professionals, The Pentester BluePrint also belongs on the bookshelves of anyone seeking to transition to the exciting and in-demand field of penetration testing.

©2021 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (P)2021 Gildan Media

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  • Jennifer Langford
  • 27-08-21

Excellent book!

This book was very clear and straightforward. It’s an excellent read for anyone interested in a career as a PenTester or to gain an understanding of what a PenTester is. There’s an abundance of resources, direction, and a mapping for a pathway to become a successful PenTester.

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  • llstoolj
  • 23-04-21

Great!

Absolutely loved it
An essential read for anyone interested in starting Pentesting!
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