We all know that hacking is bad. It causes a lot of problems to businesses and end users. You might risk getting your confidential data stolen or might get your system go crazy. Everyone hates hackers but not those that hack ethically. It’s known as Ethical Hacking.
I’m sure some of you might be surprised about this. Is there such thing as ethical hacking? Yes, it’s very common in ensuring tight IT Security. Ethical hackers help companies identify and fix the loopholes in their systems to ensure users are protected from unethical hackers. If there is no such experts, we will be in very vulnerable state as we rely so much on the Internet.
In fact becoming an ethical hacker is something very interesting. I know some friends of mine are crazy about hacking. They hack to improve security and not to jeopordize security. Most of them do not have special certificate for this, they did it just for the fun of it. However, if you are really interested and would like to be certified, you can sign up for a course to be a Certified Ethical Hacker. This job can pay you really well. If you are certified, you will have better chances of getting hired.
As you know, the economy nowadays is bad and many got retrenched or even pay cut. This is one job that will ensure you will stay on the job and still get paid well because you are very important to the company, they cannot lose you, if they do, they will get themselves into huge trouble!
Besides that, there are also courses such as Security Fundamentals, Penetration Testing, Computer Forensicsâ€¨, Disaster Recovery, and Secure Programming on offer. All these can pay you really well. I’m sure those who wants to venture into much more exciting IT field will find these very interesting.
As an IT graduate myself, I’m aware of how important these professionals are to the IT industry. I urge you to venture into these fields if you can. There isn’t many professionals like this, do something different and make yourself stand out among tonnes and tonnes of IT graduates. You will stand a better chance to get satisfying job with satisfying salary.