Friday, 10 January 2014

CAREER FAQs: PENETRATION TESTER


Q. What is Penetration Testing and who are Penetration Testers? 
Ans: Penetration testing is the process of exploring, identifying and exploiting potential vulnerabilities in Web/Network/Cloud Environments. Penetration Test is an exploitation of Vulnerabilities present in an organization network. Penetration Testers are the experts who find security vulnerabilities in target systems, Network and Application in order to help enterprise improve their security. By identifying which flaws can be exploited to cause business risk, the Pen Tester provides crucial insights into the most pressing issues and suggest how to Prioritize Security Racecourse.

Q. What are Job Duties of the Penetration Tester?
Ans: As a Penetration Tester, You will be expected
  •  To conduct formal test on web-based applications and Networks.
  •  To work on Physical Security assessments of servers, computer systems and Networks.
  •  Conducting regular security audits from both a logical / theoretical standpoint.
  •   To work on the security of wireless networks, database, software development and/ or company secrets. 

Q. How much Industry pay to a PENETRATION TESTER?


Q. Is there any Career after 12th in Penetration Testing?
Ans: YES. CSSRL Courses for undergraduate / graduate offer an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in PENETRATION TESTING that can help them in career growth involving Information Security.

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3 comments:

niharika sharma said...

This article helped me a lot to know about penetration tester and its job profile

Harpreet Kaur said...

I have just complete my 12th, So how can i take admission in this field ??

Appin Techno Lab said...

#Harpreet if you want to take admission you need to fill online application/ query form from here...http://www.appintechnolab.com/admission/online-registration
after that you will receive a mail from us regarding further details of admission.