This presentation will provide an overview of what a penetration test is, why companies pay for them, and what role they play in most IT security programs. It will also include a brief overview of the common skill sets and tools used by today’s security professionals. Finally, it will offer some basic advice for getting started in penetration testing. This should be interesting to aspiring pentesters trying to gain a better understanding of how penetration testing fits into the larger IT security world.
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