How Do Hacking Challenges and Certifications Differ From An Actual Hacking Job?

There are four locks, one of them is RED! And it’s not even locked. Obvious security flaw here.

Since writing my last article “How To Get Your First Job As a Hacker” I’ve had a bunch of people reach out to me on Twitter with various questions about their career path into penetration testing. Most of them go something like this:

I have some experience in programming and I’ve been attempting…



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