• 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 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…