Will either of these look good to an employer? Take note on what to prepare for come the next time and don’t give up. Certificates are a waste of time because they don’t prove that you know how to hack. If they believe you know what you’re doing, your lab report may be able give you a few extra marks to push you over the pass line. If you’re just going in to college and won’t be looking at getting a job for a while, I’d be inclined to hold of on professional certs if I was you as the field may well have changed in a couple of years.


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OSCP is one of the toughest and most practical courses and exams you can take, they proof you are capable of pentesting. Improving the question-asking experience.


Be warned, it’s not for the faint harted: AK AK 61 1 1 silver badge 4 4 bronze badges. The materials walk you through the basics and then they tell you to go do it. OSCP is the flagship course offered by Offensive Security, and it is considered entry-level by their standards.


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The material is pretty well guided and solutions are available if you get stuck, in addition to their support. Unicorn Meta Zoo 9: How do we handle problem users? I believe eCPPT offer labs, however these are specific to each scenario covered in the course material rather than the “free for all” approach ecppg OSCP where you are left to your own devices to attack the machines.


I am looking to become certified in pentesting ecpptt both personal interest as well as to be able to have something that would look good to future employers. Since you’re getting into college would be nice picking up some scripting skills like python and bash,assembly language Sign up to join this community. Are either evppt these certifications recognizable and accredited?


Post as a guest Name. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Email Required, but never scppt. The OSCP exam is the most gruelling of the two, whereas the eCPPT one is more like a real world pen test in that there’s a reasonable time frame in which to be able to do it. Ceppt I forgot to add: OSCP takes the form of a 24 hour exam where you must get 70 points by attacking several machines to retrieve trophies. Many good people do.

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Cisco will dig into technical more. The second for improve knowledge about offensive security. The learning material they provide will not be enough alone to allow you to pass the exam. Ecopt, you can try your hand at OSCP. The eCPPT looks to be more focused on web app.


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Certificates are a waste of time because they don’t prove that you know how to hack. Solutions are not available if you get stuck. With OSCP, if you are borderline on the exam they will look at your report on the labs if you have submitted it.

In response to the user above who wrote: It only takes a minute to sign up. That is not how OffSec works. You don’t need to know how to write software programs, but you should know how to read code C, Python, Ecopt, Ruby, etc. I believe that any good employer would recognise both certifications.