Offensive Cybersecurity Education and Getting Started in Pentesting – Phillip Wylie – PSW #685
Phillip will discuss his passion for offensive cybersecurity education, mentoring, and getting started in pentesting. He co-authored a book based on his conference talk "The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker." He will also talk about his community involvement with the Innocent Lives Foundation, The Pwn School Project, and Hacking is NOT a Crime.
His book: https://www.wiley.com/en-us/The+Pentester+BluePrint%3A+Starting+a+Career+as+an+Ethical+Hacker-p-9781119684305
The Pwn School Project meetup: https://pwnschool.com/
INE (https://ine.com), Phillip's employer offers a free starter pass for training in four different areas of technology; Penetration Testing Student, Getting started in networking, Azure fundamentals, first steps in data science with Python: https://checkout.ine.com/starter-pass
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Phillip Wylie is an offensive cybersecurity instructor and practitioner with over two decades of information technology and cybersecurity experience. During his 9-year offensive cybersecurity career, he was worked as a pentester, web app pentester, and red team operator. When Phillip is not hacking, he is educating others. Phillip is the founder of The Pwn School Project, an education-focused cybersecurity organization. He co-authored the book, “The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career as an Ethical Hacker” based on his popular talk presented at numerous industry events. He is an Innocent Lives Foundation Ambassador and a ‘Hacking is NOT a Crime’ Advocate. Phillip’s uncommon journey into the field of cybersecurity is preceded by his colorful past as a pro wrestler, where he once wrestled a bear.