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Kali Linux Wireless Penetration Testing Cookbook by Sean-Philip Oriyano

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Hard drive selection

One of the areas you don't want to cut corners on when choosing a system for Kali is that of the hard drive. It is usually a good idea to get a drive that has at least 150 GB of space, but you should consider drives larger than this if possible, as you will undoubtedly install other tools that aren't included in Kali (not to mention the data you generate will take up space as well).

Keep in mind that, as a penetration tester, you will be not just asked, but required to keep your findings confidential and, for many tests, this means wiping the hard drive to be safe. While it is possible to clean an installed OS so it is returned to its base or original unaltered state, you still may want to wipe the drive. The suggestion ...

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