getting started

Technical skills beginner pentesters need

Technical skills beginner pentesters need

Career Hacking, Penetration Testing
Every week or so people ask me about how to get started in penetration testing. I love this question as it gives me the chance to help people get their start. Sometimes I’m messaged on ... Read more
Breaking In[terviews]: John Carroll

Breaking In[terviews]: John Carroll

Career Hacking, Penetration Testing
The pentesting guide I’m working on features 7 video interviews with different penetration testers. Each penetration tester has a different educational backgrounds, technical specialisms or career paths. I’ve always been obsessed with quality and value, from ... Read more
The common mistakes every newbie pentester makes

The common mistakes every newbie pentester makes

Penetration Testing
Every penetration tester goes through several rites of passage on their path from lowly nessus monkey to experienced pentester. I wouldn’t say that these are my favourites but they are surprisingly ... Read more