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Assessing Network Security by David LeBlanc, Kevin Lam, Ben Smith

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Chapter 7. Building and Maintaining Your Security Assessment Skills

As you read the title of this chapter, I am sure that some you of are thinking, "That is why I am reading this book." Exactly. If you are new to assessing security, or even new to a specific area of security assessment, you will need to build skills. Because information security is highly dynamic, even the experts need to maintain their skill level.

Building Core Skills

There is no better way to become a stronger penetration tester or general security expert than to increase your core knowledge and skills. Learning solid fundamentals enables you to learn more advanced topics and get a firmer gasp on security. Also, the skills you develop don’t typically become obsolete in the way ...

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