CHAPTER 18 Navigating the Path to Job Success

Penetration testing can be both an exciting and a rewarding job and career. With the rapid changes in technology and the ever increasing number of threats and instability in the world, your life will never be boring. As hackers ratchet up the number and ferocity of their attacks and gain ever more sensitive information with increasing regularity, pentesters who are able to identify flaws, understand each of them, and demonstrate their business impact through mindful exploitation are an important piece of the defensive puzzle for many organizations.

This chapter will highlight some nontechnical tips as you start down the path to becoming a pentester.

In this chapter, you’ll learn to:

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