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Hold my Red Bull: Undergraduate Red Teaming - Jonathan Gaines (ANYCon 2017 Videos) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Hold my Red Bull: Undergraduate Red Teaming
Jonathan Gaines

ANYCon 2017

In this talk Jon covers the pros and cons of Undergraduate Cyber Security Programs, including what they lack when it comes to Offensive Security. It will then touch on the ethics of teaching College Students hacking and then go on to lay out recommendations and guidelines that educators can utilize or incorporate into their CS programs. It ends with an explanation of why it is so important to start producing white-hats before they graduate and some suggestions/tips for current students pursuing higher education that want to enter the field of Offensive Security.This talk is an opportunity for students and professionals alike to peer into the mindset, skill set, and knowledge required to get hired and be successful as a Penetration Tester aka Whitehat Hacker.

Jonathan Gaines is a Security Consultant, Penetration Tester, Indepdent Researcher, Cyber Security Samurai, and full-time student. He has earned a Associates Degree in Criminal Justice:Cyber Security as well as a COMPTIA Security+ certification. Currently, he is working full-time at Leet Cyber Security and is just about finished with his bachelor's degree in Networking & Cyber Security from Champlain College. He has considered himself a cyber security professional and researcher since 2012 and holds an overwhelming passion for all things relating to Information Technology and especially Information Security which extends back to his childhood.

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