From Dev to InfoSec Part 3 — My First Cert

  • Provided a clear path and not a jumbled mesh of topics
  • Offered relevant techniques based on discussions I had with security people
  • Had positive feedback in the community
  • Had a good support structure
  • Offered flexibility in terms of schedule (i.e., self-paced)

Getting Hands-on Training

The PTS Course

  • Information gathering
  • Enumeration
  • Vulnerability assessments
  • Attacks (web, system and network)
  • A list of all the main topic areas to cover
  • Online HTML5-based study materials
  • The same materials in PDF format
  • Online virtual labs (I’ll cover these shortly)

Hera Labs — the PTS Secret Sauce

Some Improvement Needed

Getting eJPT Certified

Next Steps…

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Tinkering in cybersecurity at Veracode and helping developers build secure software. Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat. Opinions are mine.

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