Career guidance request

Karl ChKarl Ch Registered Users Posts: 4 ■□□□□□□□□□
Hello all,

I want to get some certifications and get my base strong before i get into the pen testing and auditing area. Please advice on what certifications i should be acquire. I have my Masters in Telecommunications and CCNA R&S. I am currently working as a Security Analyst (GRC & Questionnaires).

My final aim is to go into Pen-testing and Auditing. What should be my next certification goal to take steps closer towards my aim?

I want to get these certifications because I want to shift to a different company.

Comments

  • McxRisleyMcxRisley OSCP, CASP, CySA+, CPT+, Sec+, CEH, Splunk Admin Member Posts: 494 ■■■■■□□□□□
    It's kinda hard to give a decent suggestion without knowing more about your background.

    As far as pen testing certs go, you could look into either the eJPT or OSCP. I would recommend the OSCP over eJPT but that's just my personal opinion.
    I'm not allowed to say what my previous occupation was, but let's just say it rhymes with architect.
  • tedjamestedjames Scruffy-looking nerfherdr Member Posts: 1,179 ■■■■■■■■□□
    If you don't have any experience in penetration testing, it's probably not a good idea to start with OSCP. Ultimately, OSCP is where you want to end up, but it's a good idea to build up to it.
  • 636-555-3226636-555-3226 Member Posts: 976 ■■■■■□□□□□
    Start with and get comfortable with the basics. Security+ is decent to get your feet wet.
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