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What is being a pen tester really like?
From: rahul.joshi2 () googlemail com
Date: 26 Jul 2006 18:57:49 -0000

Hi Guys,

I am currently a Java developer but I'm seriously thinking of changing paths to a career in security and pen testing. 
What I would like to know is what is being a pen tester really like? I understand the functions a pen tester performs, 
but I would really love to hear what it is actually like on a day-to-day basis, on the coal face so to speak. What are 
the good things about the job, and what are the bad? 

Your experiences/advice would be hugely appreciated. 


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