I Was Bored One Night and Found Two CVEs

How you can do the same to improve your career outlook

Joe Helle
Joe Helle
Aug 3 · 7 min read

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I’m regularly asked by people how to break into penetration testing who are in the same position I was in not long ago. It was less than a year ago I was at my wit’s end. I thought I was unemployable in IT in general, not just pentesting. I had around 10 industry respected certifications, internship-level pentesting experience, drive, and hunger to succeed. I couldn’t set myself…