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Professional Penetration Testing by Thomas Wilhelm

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CHAPTER 3. Hacking as a Career

Introduction

Не смотри на начало, смотри на конец. – Russian proverb: “Begin nothing until you have considered how it is to be finished.”
I am always asked how someone can move into the job of a professional penetration tester. Despite the expanding number of certifications, college degrees, and third-party instructional classes that relate to computer and network hacking, there is nothing that can definitively reflect your ability to conduct a penetration test. That probably won't change either, considering the constant evolution of attack-and-defense measures within Information System Security (ISS). Unlike some professions within Information Technology (IT), a professional penetration tester ...

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