What is Penetration Testing?A penetration test, or pen test, is an attempt to evaluate the security of an IT infrastructure by safely trying to exploit vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may exist in operating systems, service and application flaws, improper configurations, or risky end-user behavior. Such assessments are also useful in validating the efficacy of defensive mechanisms, as well as, end-user adherence to security policies.
I lost my job two weeks ago today.
I didn’t lose my job because I hated what I was doing, I loved what I was doing. I didn’t lose my job because I wasn’t making great money, my job paid great. I didn’t lose my job because I wasn’t good at it, I love what I do and it's a great career. Cyber Security is awesome.
I lost my job because I wanted to do something else (Bigger than me).
I had a student come to me today and ask - "What is the better for my IT Security Career?" - Here is my response.
The difference between the SY0-401 and SY0-501 there is about a 25% overall change in content. The new exam focuses more on:
The main exam objectives have been re-ordered and re-named to better reflect instructional design organization as well as the changing emphasis of industry cybersecurity trends.