How to Become a Professional Ethical Hacker
As with time, while we developed the technology and we are keeping busy like a bee, we
have been able to drastically evolve and improve the level of technology. But with the evolution
of technology, it also left behind, its residue and that has turned out to be the vulnerability
and the loops of the technology which could lead to a situation of hacking, where the important
information and data might be accessed in the purpose of theft, modification or destruction
etc. So, these hackers turned to be the troubled-genius of the information systems where they
can combat and breach the enabled security in your device and can leave you mugged.
In recent times, the need for the Information security also increased, where someone
can help in preventing the situation like these and can save you from the moments of apocalypse.
Now, these people who are the nemesis to their unethical counterparts, have been able to help
us in providing the proactive Information security and save us from going into sleepless nights.
They ensure the safety and the security of our data and information and guard it from any catastrophe.
We call them "Ethical Hackers". So, how does it sound to be an ethical hacker? Does it fancy you?
If yes, there are few brief points you might want to look and understand to be a professional ethical hacker.
You need to understand the various kind of hacking, which can be classified into White
Hat, Grey Hat and non-ethical hacking. You need to evaluate the all three to understand them
very well. Only a deep knowledge can help in combating any sort of breach or unauthorised access
in the information system. Also, it can help you in ensuring the proactive security to the
systems, while discovering the vulnerability of the Information systems. A deep knowledge and
potent skills can help you in becoming a good ethical hacker.
You need to identify the basic requirements to be an ethical hacker. Whether you need
to undertake a course or a diploma or you need any other licensing done. Make sure you do your
homework well and then go hit the bullseye.
Upon successful evaluation of the basic requirements, you need to run the horses of your
brain where you need to decide, whether would you like to work in hardware or software securities?
Believe me, this field is so vast and you do want to take the chances of riding on two boats
at a time. Master a formula first and then go for another. So, choose it carefully.
Along with your conventional diploma or the certificate program, don't forget the UNIX
operating system. It is known as the bible of the hacking, and it is known as the original
operating system developed and designed by the hackers only. Make sure you learn it well.
Once you acquired your knowledge, it's the time to know your strength and your weaknesses.
Now, give yourself a try and implement your knowledge by practically doing things on your own
system. Write down the complete analysis and then go for another round. Go until you succeed
and turn highly skilled.
Last but not the least; identify the commercial aspect of your program. Find out the
job prospects or running your own showmanship. There are many lucrative jobs and positions
required in the market with both private and government sector or you can make yourself a living
in facilitating the services. Once you get with it, Jobs done.
Congratulations, you have become a professional hacker. Go, on and save the world.
Above article is associated with
Delhi Institute of Computer Courses
offers Ethical Hacking Courses.
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