Not all hackers are cybercriminals. Increasingly businesses are employing ethical hackers (also known as white hat hackers) to break into their computer networks to expose vulnerabilities. Ethical hacking has become a mainstream niche within the IT Industry, employing a highly skilled cohort of programmers and computer experts. In this info-graphic we lay out the differences between black hat and white hat hackers, differentiating between cybercriminals and ethical hackers.
Ethical hacking and cybersecurity are currently one of the most exciting and rewarding areas of the IT industry to work in. The field continues to grow at a fast pace, and with a broad skills gap between the employees today's businesses need and the available pool of people skilled in cybersecurity there is a tremendous opportunity to establish yourself in a lucrative and fast-paced career.
If this whets your appetite for ethical hacking and you'd like to know more, check out our blog post
7 Reasons Why An Ethical Hacker Should Get Certified
or take a look at enrolling in our
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) Certification Training.
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