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What are the skills required to do ethical hacking?


Rachel Sane

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Ethical hacking is an exciting career option for all aspiring candidates. If you think ethical hacking is easy, then think twice. Ethical hackers have the same skills as the bad hackers. This means even ethical hackers can hack websites of banks and other big companies. Well, that’s what they do for their living but of course, to serve a much better purpose.

To become an ethical hacker, you need to be completely focussed on your career. Acquiring the skills of a hacker is not easy. It takes a lot of understanding and knowledge to become successful and known in your field. But if you have decided to become an ethical hacker, there’s no hacking you. Let’s take a look at the skills required to become an ethical hacker.

  1. You need to be a computer system expert. Your entire work is based on a computer, and therefore, you cannot take it for granted. Along with it you also need to have excellent computer networking skills.
  2. An ethical hacker also needs to know or learn programming languages. Hacking without knowing programming languages is simply impossible.
  3. There are various techniques of ethical hackings such as password guessing, session hijacking, denial of service attacks, etc. you need to be aware and well versed with all the techniques. This will show how good you are in your field.
  4. You also need to have an ethical hacking degree to enter this profession. There are many such courses available, choose any of them according to your choice, and get started.

So these are the important skills that every newbie or expert ethical hackers need to have. You need to work hard to be successful in this field.

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