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Pentesters: Employment Options & Salaries

Are you a professional pentester or aspiring to become one? Penetration testing is a skill-based role, and the more skills and practical experience you have, the more your value will increase. Here are some of the employment options and salaries for professional penetration testers.

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Top Skills Next-level InfoSec Pros Should Have

In today’s digital world, infosec professionals need to be on top of their skills to protect themselves and their company’s assets online. There are numerous training paths and a large series of practical training courses that can teach you the right skills and hands-on know-how, but whether you are on the defensive or offensive side, here are the top skills next-level infosec pros should have:

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Why should IT admins, web developers and basically anyone with IT background switch to an IT security career now?

There are lots of articles in the news recently about how in demand IT security professionals are. And there’s also a great concern about the shortage of experts in the cyber security industry to meet this demand.

According to a 2015 analysis of numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics by Peninsula Press, a project of the Stanford University Journalism Program, there are more than 209,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S.

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NITWITs will be using the eLearnSecurity IT security training course

eLearnSecurity is pleased to announce that NITWITs will be using the eLearnSecurity training for its classroom lessons.
NITWITs is a community lead effort between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and Durham College students to teach and learn new skills to stay up to date in the security industry.

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Top 5 skills to look for when hiring your next IT Security Employee

Cyber security had become one of the hottest topics in media by the end of 2015. Various companies and financial institutions had experienced such troubles like data breach, malware infections and more.

This year governments and private organizations all over the world continue to implement cyber crime prevention measures.

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FREE Whitepaper: How to Become a Penetration Tester

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The demand for cybersecurity professionals is soaring. Companies and organizations are constantly facing threats from malicious attacks as they try to keep sensitive data secure. Penetration Testers (pentesters) are hired by businesses to keep the network and applications secure and up-to-date from these cyberattacks.

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