Getting a Penetration Testing Job

Only 1 year IT experience and fresh out of college, this is my story of how I became a penetration tester. About all the jobs, courses, certifications, and projects I worked on leading up to my current employment. The purpose of this article is to be a reference for other aspiring penetration testers and IT security professionals.

For years, I’ve wanted to be a penetration tester. It is the sexiest, most enticing profession in the IT security world. What is cooler than hacking and getting paid for it!? Coming out of high school, I remember reading a news story saying…

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