How to become a penetration tester - Part 1

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In this reddish edition of the Exploring Information Security podcast, Andrew Morris of Endgame joins me to discuss how to become a penetration tester.

Andrew (@Andrew___Morris) is a security researcher at Endgame. Before he got that role he was a penetration tester. I had an opportunity to get to know Andrew at some events in the Columbia, SC. He's very knowledgeable and excited about what he does in the information security space. In this two-part series we discuss some of the nuances of being a pen tester and how to find yourself in that particular role.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What is a penetration tester?
  • Why become a penetration tester?
  • What writing a report is like
  • What is the day-to-day life of a pen tester

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