null Chandigarh Meet 13 April 2019 The Pentester Blueprint: A Guide to Becoming a Pentester RSVP
Saturday April 13 2019 07:30 PM Meet Chandigarh Share Tweet
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Proposed sessions for this event:
- The Pentester Blueprint: A Guide to Becoming a Pentester by Phillip Wylie
Pentesting or ethical hacking as it is more commonly known has become a much sought-after job by people in IT, InfoSec, or those just trying to get into the industry. In this talk, Phillip Wylie shares the blueprint for becoming a pentester. Talk combines Phillip’s experience as a pentester and ethical hacking instructor to give attendees a guide to how to pursue a career as a pentester. Phillip shares what has worked for his students and people that he has mentored over his years as a pentester. This webinar covers the knowledge and skills needed to become a pentester as well as the steps to achieve them.
Defining pentesting –
Discuss what a pentester is and a pentest their role in security. Discuss the different types of pentests including network, wireless, application, IoT and other hardware types as well as pentest specializations.
Why become a pentester? -
Discuss the benefits and outlook of pentesting career opportunities. Discuss other jobs where pentesting and hacking skills are useful.
The Blueprint to Becoming a Pentester:
Discuss the foundational perquisite knowledge needed to become a pentester. Discuss the IT basic skills such as operating systems, networking and security needed to be a pentester.
Hacking skills –
Discuss developing hacking skills and the hacker mindset.
Education options –
Discuss learning options such as college classes, security training providers and self-study.
Education resources –
Discuss education resources including; books, videos, conferences and community.
Certifications and degrees –
Discuss credentials useful for gaining employment as a pentester including; degrees and certificates.
Getting Experience – Discuss methods for developing hacking/pentesting skills such as labs (third party and home), CTFs, bug bounties,pro bono/volunteer work.
Developing a plan –
Discuss how to assess current skillset and knowledge to find a starting place and the perform a gap analysis to develop a learning plan. Discuss goal setting and educational milestones to track progress.
Getting employed as a pentester–
Discuss how to find a job as a pentester through networking, social media and community evolvement.
|Date||Saturday April 13 2019|
|Event Type||Open to Everybody|
|Start Time||07:30 PM|
|End Time||09:00 PM|
|Name||Speaker||Start Time||End Time||Resources|
|The Pentester Blueprint: A Guide to Becoming a Pentester||Phillip Wylie||07:30 PM||09:00 PM|
Link for webinar : https://zoom.us/j/854394599
- Pankaj Mouriya | +91 7087408408 | [email protected]
- Shubham Gupta | +91 9779393932 | [email protected]
- Mohit Vohra | +91 8194995709 | [email protected]