Any Pentesters here willing to give advice on someone looking to get into Penetration Testing? Or provide some tips that best helped them in the field based on their experience. Also willing to connect too!

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Hackthebox
PentesterLab Pro
BurpSuite Web Security Academy
Pentester Academy

Aim for these certifications:
OSCP
eLearnSecurity Certified Professional Penetration Tester (eCPPTv2)
Pentester Academy Certified Red Team Professional/Expert

There are other certifications and resources as well, but that’s a good start to get your foot in the door.

Then it’s just a matter of expanding and reaching out to your network for the right opportunity. SOC work is boring but is an easier pivot once you’re already in the industry. Good luck OP! Just keep on doing what you love and you’ll get there at some point.

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