How to become an ethical hacker ~For beginners~

You need essential prerequisite knowledge
If you want to get into the IT security world as
a white hat you must be competent in the
following areas:
  • Networking
  • Programming
  • Databases
  • Operating systems (Linux and Windows)

    Once you have a fairly good knowledge of the
    above points THEN it would a good idea to
    learn about hacking. So now you have a good
    understanding of the fundamentals of IT, you
    can now understand how to break some of the
    underlying vulnerabilities within computer
    architecture. The following activities should
    help you with this:

    Read books about hacking (Here are some good examples of some)
  • The Web Application Hacker's Handbook:
  • Finding and Exploiting Security Flaws
    Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd
  • The Basics of Hacking and Penetration
  • Testing: Ethical Hacking and Penetration
    Testing Made Easy
  • Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guide
  • CEH Certified Ethical Hacker All-in-One
    Exam Guide
  • Google Hacking for Penetration Testers

    Undertake FREE ethical hacking courses.
    These are very good for learning but won't
    give you an industry recognised qualification,
    however they will teach you a lot about
    different areas of ethical hacking which will
    help towards recognised qualifications.

    You can register for a free Cibrary account to
    do a free ethical hacking course at the
    following link –

    Click Here To Register

    Undertake Recognised Online courses
    These course are all paid for, however they are
    industry recognised and will help you find a
    job in the IT security sector.
  • CEH
  • OSCP

    Self learn by watching online tutorials

    Download practice environments to practice
    and hone newly learned skills

  • DVWA (Dam Vulnerable Web Application)
  • Metasploitable2
  • Samurai WTF

    Final note: Hacking is something that takes A
    LOT of your time!, be prepared to sacrifice
    friendships, relationships and that awesome
    social life you used to have! ;)


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