Become a Penetration Tester
Penetration testers improve an organizations’ security by locating and exploiting security vulnerabilities before an attack occurs. Learn how to footprint and ethically break into a company to expose critical issues in computer systems or software.
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Last year, penetration testers ranked as one of the three most in-demand jobs in the growing cybersecurity job market. To become a penetration tester, a college degree is not necessary since it’s a skills-based profession. Employers want professionals who can demonstrate the required skills, regardless of education. Cybrary offers realistic, virtual lab environments where you will gain real-world, hands-on skills you will use as a penetration tester.
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What Our Learners Are saying
"I was able to earn both my Security+ and CySA+ in two months. I give all the credit to Cybrary."
"The knowledge and skills I gained with Cybrary helped me to land my first IT role as a Digital Field Support Administrator. Knowing that I have the Cybrary community behind me has been helpful as I continue to learn and advance my career goals."
"Becoming a Cybrary Insider Pro was a total game changer. Cybrary was instrumental in helping me break into cybersecurity, despite having no prior IT experience or security-related degree."
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What Will I Learn?
Focused on validating security controls by trying to break them (i.e. penetration testing or ethical hacking). Topics such as Kali Linux, metasploit, scanning, and privilege escalation. Offensive security seeks out the problem or vulnerability through ethical hacking and finds a solution to disable the operation.
Focused on using programming languages to create automated code.
Additional Skills You Will Gain
Codebase Integrity / Exploitation Prevention
OWASP Top 10