Careers, Leadership

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

Full episode and show notes

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Guest

Phillip Wylie
Phillip Wylie
Offensive Cyber Security Instructor at INE

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.

Hosts

Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
Doug White
Doug White
Professor at Roger Williams University
Jeff Man
Jeff Man
Information Security Evangelist at Online Business Systems
Larry Pesce
Larry Pesce
Principal Managing Consultant and Director of Research & Development at InGuardians
Lee Neely
Lee Neely
Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson
Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security
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