• Review: Linux Foundation Certified SysAdmin (LFCS)

    I switched my primary Operating System to Linux back in 2008. It has been 12 year since and I have been constantly learning new things about it. Things were tough at first but before I knew, I was solving complex issues and helping out in the community. This in turn has helped me a lot in my Penetration Testing career as well because let’s face it; you can’t really accomplish much without open source tools on Linux. Everyone is getting into it now due to the Big Data, Machine Learning, and DevOps wave but for a Penetration Tester, it is always a good idea to learn more about the systems…

  • Review: Offensive Security Wireless Professional (OSWP)

    After reading the title, you are probably thinking to yourself “Amin, we didn’t need yet another review about OSWP!” and I agree but I am still going to write it anyway because I have got too much time on my hand these days plus I haven’t wrote anything on the blog for a while now. While many suggested not to take this certification due to outdated content, I still went for it mainly because of not having any other similar option. The industry these days require you to not just be good at something particular but also to be certified and hence, I took the course and this certification. Introduction…

  • Review: Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) / Penetration Testing with Kali Linux (PWK)

    Offensive Security has been providing the best security courses and certifications in the industry for a very long time now. I have been a fan of their work ever since I came to know about them which was back in 2010. I have been following their certification path in a very non usual way. I usually see people starting out with OSCP/OSWP and then move on to OSCE or other courses however I took OSCE first which was back in October. I wrote a review and a study guide for it which has been helpful to many people. I decided to take OSCP because of various reasons but mostly because…