Join Jungwoo Ryoo for an in-depth discussion in this video Penetration tester, part of Developer Career Paths and Certifications.
- (Narrator) Penetration testers conduct simulated…attacks against organizations to…test their cyber-security readiness.…They get permissions ahead of taking any…actions to avoid any unintended results.…Many details, including the rules of engagement,…need to be negotiated before the testing process…begins and penetration or pen testing companies…usually produce a proposal to be…signed by all the stakeholders to get…their permissions to go ahead.…
One of the most common items to be…tested is social engineering readiness.…Humans are often the weakest link in cyber-security,…and social engineering takes advantage…of vulnerabilities found in people to break in.…A spear phishing attack is an example.…Attackers send an email to a targeted victim…to mislead the person to eventually reveal…sensitive information or take an action that…can compromise the security of an organization.…
Penetration testers frequently send spear phishing…emails to see how employees respond to them.…Another popular test is to bypass…defense mechanisms like firewalls and…
- Technical preparation for IT career paths
- Importance of soft skills
- Software engineering career options
- Careers in system administration
- Working in cybersecurity
- Careers in data science
- Working with machine learning
- Pursuing certifications
- Preparation tips
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