Chapter 8. What's Next?

In this final chapter, we want to give you some hints and suggestions regarding possible directions of further penetration testing skills development. We'll describe the following steps that will be definitely helpful to become a professional penetration tester.

The chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Descriptions of the topics a reader can learn to develop certain penetration testing skills
  • An overview of the penetration testing courses and trainings
  • An overview of the penetration testing standards
  • An overview of the sources of information helping penetration testers stay up to date

What you can learn

Needless to say, it is definitely not enough to just build a lab and try to use it without any certain plan and proper learning. ...

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