Let’s Learn About A New Book: “The Pentester Blueprint” | The Academy | A Conversation With Co-Authors Phillip Wylie And Kim Crawley

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If you wish there was a Pentester Blueprint, this is your lucky day! What's the typical path into CyberSecurity? Is there one? What about becoming a penetration tester? We had a chance to talk about this, a new book, and much more.

In today's podcast, we connect with the co-authors of the book, "The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker," Phillip Wylie and Kim Crawley. If you've been thinking about how to jumpstart your own new and exciting career in cybersecurity as a penetration tester, join us for this conversation and then grab the book to learn more.

BOOK INTRODUCTION
The Pentester BluePrint: Your Guide to Being a Pentester offers readers a chance to delve deeply into the world of the ethical, or "white-hat" hacker. Accomplished pentester and author Phillip L. Wylie and cybersecurity researcher Kim Crawley walk you through the basic and advanced topics necessary to understand how to make a career out of finding vulnerabilities in systems, networks, and applications.

You'll learn about the role of a penetration tester, what a pentest involves, and the prerequisite knowledge you'll need to start the educational journey of becoming a pentester. Discover how to develop a plan by assessing your current skillset and finding a starting place to begin growing your knowledge and skills. Finally, find out how to become employed as a pentester by using social media, networking strategies, and community involvement.

Perfect for IT workers and entry-level information security professionals, The Pentester BluePrint also belongs on the bookshelves of anyone seeking to transition to the exciting and in-demand field of penetration testing.

Written in a highly approachable and accessible style, The Pentester BluePrint avoids unnecessarily technical lingo in favor of concrete advice and practical strategies to help you get your start in pentesting.

Guest(s)
Phillip Wylie (@PhillipWylie on Twitter) | Kim Crawley (@kim_crawley on Twitter)

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Resources
The Book: The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker

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