Throughout the WYWM Penetration Testing course, you’ll be introduced to fundamental cybersecurity concepts and the technical skills,
Penetration Testing, PenTesting, white hat hacking or ethical hacking, is one of the more glamorous IT security jobs. It is a highly sought-after capability that is currently suffering a massive skills shortage, and thus, the opportunity to gain work in this field are plentiful. A penetration test is an authorised hacking attempt targeting an organisations infrastructure, applications and staff, to gain access to its virtual assets.
The pentester assumes the role of an external or internal threat and tries to penetrate the target organisation network. By finding vulnerabilities, the pentester’ outcome is to recommend solutions to harden security defences by eliminating vulnerabilities and advising on areas that are susceptible to compromise.