What are some steps that I can take to become a White Hacker?
I am almost done with my undergraduate degree in Applied Computing Technology (Computer Science and Business) and I wanted to know if there are steps I should take to right now to make it into this profession. Thank you.#technology #tech #information-technology #information-technology-and-services #ethical-hacking #hacking #college #university #career #job #professional
Great question and congrats on your recent accomplishment! Have you had any internships? Experience is an important step to grow to a successful career. Don't get discouraged if your internship or first job isn't the job you want. Remember there are steps in the ladder to reach your goal.
Something you can do to build your degree is to pursue certifications in cybersecurity. A good order would be to get the Security +, CSA+, CEH, and OSCP.
To be white hat, you need to stay ethical as possible. Don't practice hacking on random networks and companies. Set up your own environment. Check out sources like VulnHub. There are plenty of ethical ways to practice.
I suspect your question is geared towards white hat hackers and the training for that is you can do different kind of certifications and hands on training in information security. The popular certifications are CEH, CISSP, etc.
Check out this ink with some information that may help.. https://www.simplilearn.com/cyber-security/ceh-certification?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=search-dsa-cybersecurity-cybersecurity-na-na-us-main-cp-desktop-adgroup-ceh&utm_term=&utm_content=213383317891&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIi4mTwNLE2gIVAo1pCh0Ciw1ZEAAYASAAEgIWf_D_BwE
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"White Hat Hacking" is also known as "ethical hacking" and often involves "penetration testing" of systems. There are many certifications that can help get you on the way to becoming and ethical hacker.
Here is an article on some of the certifications and course you can take: https://www.csoonline.com/article/3230444/certifications/the-best-ethical-hacking-courses-and-certifications.html
EC-Council is also a good place to start (https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/)