Penetration Testing: Career Path, Salary Info, and More

by Daniel Brecht
Oct. 7, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute Pen Testing & Audits

Concern about attempts by hackers to gain access to IT infrastructures, networks, and systems is on the rise. Companies, obviously, are always on the lookout for solutions to curb the problem through their IT security staff or through external consulting companies that can help them assess the resilience of their IT structure. As the IT infrastructure supports most of the functions and activities of any companies, it is always a high priority to create solutions to safeguard the data traversing the network end-to-end, down to the end users’ systems, reducing any risks and ensuring stability and uptime for the organization. However, as cyber hackers continue to evolve and develop new sophisticated attack mechanisms, making it increasingly difficult to defend the systems, it is crucial for entities to take active measures to protect their assets. In many cases, this means confiding in a trained cyber security or InfoSec professional, specialized in pentesting that can look for vulner...