Do you think you’ve got what it takes to become a Penetration Tester or Ethical Hacker? Are you the type of person who’s always questioning security and looking to break those security measures an organization has set up just to prove they’ve done it wrong? Or would you like to learn how to understand how software works but at the same time learn how to abuse it?

“We can patch things all day long.. but if i can abuse something.. a patch isn't going to break that for me as an attacker”

James Shewmaker, SANS Certified Instructor

It’s an exciting time to be a professional penetration tester. As malicious computer attackers ramp up the number and magnitude of their breaches, the information security industry needs an enormous amount of help in proactively finding and resolving vulnerabilities. Penetration testers who are able to identify flaws, understand them, and demonstrate their business impact through careful exploitation are an important piece of the defensive puzzle.

But where do you start if you’re getting into this specific field of the industry? Well we’d like to help.

SANS offers a wide variety of ways to improve your knowledge on Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking. Next to an elaborate library of resources (whitepapers, blogs, webcasts, cheat sheets,…) we have over 15 world-class Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking courses for you to choose from. From Enterprise Threat & Vulnerability Assessment to Advanced Exploit Development. Whether you are looking to learn how to pen test networks, web apps or exploiting mobile security, SANS has a course suitable for your needs.

Test your current Skill Set

Want to see if you’ve got what it takes to take on our Pen Testing and Ethical Hacking courses? Take this short, fun test to challenge your knowledge and wits and see if you know more than you think you know. This isn’t an aptitude test, but it can give you a bit of guidance on what SANS Pen Testing & Ethical hacking course is best suited for you to take first.


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