Footprinting and Recon

Section Overview When profiling a target it’s important to know what you’re up against. There are several methods to gain information – most of which is available publicly. The information posted are quite often valuable for job seekers and people looking to do business with the target, however these same sources of information can be… Continue reading Footprinting and Recon

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Introduction to Ethical Hacking

Section Overview There needs to be a solid grounding in basic terms and ideas that used in Penetration Testing as a whole and by extension Ethical Hacking. An Ethical Hacker needs to understand systems and why they are built the way they are, as well they need to understand things such as legal and regulator… Continue reading Introduction to Ethical Hacking

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Study Methodology

I’ve never been a great student – I’ve always just gone off of what I can remember from lectures and simply reading assigned pages. That approach typically allowed me to recall facts well enough that when it came test time I’d do well enough – usually Bs and Cs but hardly ever As and it… Continue reading Study Methodology

Going for my CEH v11

I’ve decided to go after the Certified Ethical Hacker certification v11. Why do it? For a long time, I always wanted to be a hacker, even though I had no idea what it actually meant. Now that I’ve been involved in the security space, I understand that a hacker (at least in the definition I… Continue reading Going for my CEH v11