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Top 10 things to know about ethical hacking
  • Ethical hacking is one of the most interesting
    jobs out in the present generation owing to the
    development of computer technology. In this
    article, we are going to present Top 10 things
    you should know about ethical hacking.

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1. Ethical Hacking as a career
  • Believe it or not, ethical hacking is a lucrative
    career choice. The average salary in this field
    varies from 25,000 to 100,000 for a fresher,
    provided that you know a good deal about the work
    you are going to be allotted. Furthermore, there
    are several certificate courses which one could
    pursue to get even better salaries. We have
    covered about certificate courses at another
    point.

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2. Working for the government
  • There are several ethical hackers who have made
    it big working for the government. Sunny Vaghela,
    an ethical hacker from Gujarat, India worked for
    the governmentof Gujarat for several cases and
    even instrumental role in solving 26/11
    terrorists attack case for getting confidential
    information on the banned organization Jamat Ud
    Dawah.

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3. What exactly is Ethical Hacking
  • Ethical hacking is a legal process where an
    ethical hacker who is an information security
    expert, professionally penetrates into the
    computer system of the organization. He does so
    with the permission of the owners of that
    particular company or organization. The main
    motive is to find security vulnerabilities and
    weakness so that these inefficiencies could be
    rectified before a bad guy can take undue
    advantage of them

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4. Difference between Ethical and Unethical
hacking
  • The main difference between both of them is that
    in unethical hacking, the hacker commits
    cybercrime, whereas ethical hacking is done to
    prevent those types of cybercrime by
    strengthening the network.

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5. Becoming an Ethical Hacker
  • In order to become an Ethical hacker, it is
    required that one has a good knowledge of
    networking algorithms, and languages such as C,
    C, Python, among others. You could also opt for
    certificate courses in order to increase the
    knowledge.
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