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Breaking into Information Security by Chris Liu, Anthony J. Stieber, Josh More

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Chapter 3.1

Tier 3—Pen Test Lead

Abstract

The jump from penetration tester to penetration testing lead is much like the jump from one who does system or network administration to one who manages a team of those people. You will need technical skill so your people respect you, business knowledge so your clients respect you, and soft skills so both will understand you and you will understand them, and so everyone will understand and do what is needed. Breaking in to this role requires that you be able to demonstrate both technical and business skills.

Keywords

penetration testing
information security
careers
hacking
white hat
management
advanced

Introduction

Penetration testing was discussed earlier, and as there is no need to reiterate what has ...

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