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Why you should learn ethical hacking?

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By John Wick

Is there a hacker in your own child or in the family who is interested in hacking computer systems? Or if you’ve ever talked to a teenager about hacking and you see a special gleam in his eye, it’s a wake-up call. In ignorance, this young man can cause trouble for his family.

According to psychologists, self-expression is a human instinct. Everyone has a basic desire to be praised. Young people who are more prone to hacking actually want to prove themselves as heroes, and hacking satisfies their psychological instincts.

What is the treatment for such young people?

Young people who use hacking as a negative activity are between the ages of 15 and 22 and are usually in the eighth to twelfth grades. Usually we treat children harshly, which sometimes solves the problem.

But there are better solutions beyond that. The first solution is to divert such children’s attention to other positive activities, and to help and encourage them to engage in positive activities. The field of software programming is more suitable for such children, which is also closer to their mental tendency.

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But if the young man is well versed in hacking, one solution is to train him in ethical hacking. Young people who take up the field of ethical hacking. They are called IT security specialists instead of hackers.

The downside of ethical hacking is that it is a difficult and complex task, but the upside is that there is a demand for this skill both in research and in technology.

Large IT companies, financial institutions, banks, or government intelligence agencies are always in need of such people, so that their sensitive data can be protected from leaks, and this work can be done more skillfully by the person who Finds out what are the flaws in a system. His regular jobs are limited, at least in Pakistan, but his skills can earn millions of dollars at home.

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Let’s learn about Ethical hacking.

What is hacking?

It can simply be called theft of digital content. A person who does such illegal things is called a hacker. This person actually enters another person’s / organization’s computer without their permission, takes control of their computer, steals their data, and installs any program on their computer or server.

The hacker is actually very skilled at accessing computers, but he uses his best abilities for negative purposes, and eventually one day gets behind bars. Remember that hacking is considered a crime in Pakistan and all over the world and the person or group who commits it also gets severe punishments of imprisonment and fines.

Just as a thief, no matter how clever he may be, eventually leaves his mark, so a hacker, no matter how skilled he may be, will one day fall into the hands of law enforcement agencies. Because these institutions have their own ethical hackers to crack down on such crimes.

What is Ethical Hacking?

The IT industry in the world is growing very fast and the volume of trade in the global IT industry has reached several trillion dollars annually. To secure such a large business, IT professionals around the world desperately need people who are capable of testing their security systems to protect them from hacker groups. It also requires a skilled hacker to do the job, but since it is for a good and positive purpose, it is called ethical or legal hacking.

How to start Ethical Hacking?

If you want to enter this field, you must have an “A + Plus” certification (A + Certification). After mastering this, you should be able to switch to either “Network Plus” or “CCNA”. You must also have a “Security Plus” (C ++) certificate and be proficient in logging into the system.

Certification course required

When you think that now I have enough skills and I have to offer my services to the companies. So you need to pass an online course, which is offered by the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants. After completing this course you can do your marketing. This course is important so that companies can give you a satisfying job.

Jobs of Ethical Hacking in Market

At the moment, not only business and financial institutions around the world are facing security issues, but also government intelligence agencies, keeping their information more secure is an important issue, so they all need such people.

These agencies hire such specialists on a regular basis. These ethical hackers work as IT security specialists and they detect security holes in the IT systems of their respective organizations and make recommendations for their removal.

According to market research an ethical hacker earns 50,000 to 100, 000 dollars yearly. But it depends on education, quality of work and company.