OSCP passed :).. whats next?

This topic contains 7 replies, has 6 voices, and was last updated by  hayabusa 6 years, 1 month ago.

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  • #8550
     globus 
    Participant

    Hello,

    I have passed my OSCP exam on first try (lucky me πŸ˜‰ )…
    But now Im wondering whats next…
    Are there any certs that ‘come” naturally after OSCP? I dont mean OSCE because Im thinking of that one to take January…
    If You guys have any advice please share with me :)(job wise too)

  • #53373
     Phillip Wylie 
    Participant

    Congrats!

  • #53374
     unicityd 
    Participant

    I don’t know what “comes naturally” after the OSCP, but there are several other certs that may be useful to you. The CEH is beloved by HR folks and may be good for passing paper screenings. Most actual penetration testers will be more impressed by the OSCP but the HR people may not know what that is.

    If you want to work for the U.S. government or a government contractor, you should really look into the CISSP. The feds require certain certifications to do work at various levels and the CISSP is the cert that covers the most ground. The CEH is also helpful for government work.

    If you want to show off (or improve) your networking skills, the CCNA and CCNA: Security would help you there.

    And, if you have money or an employer willing to pay, the SANS certifications are worth looking into, off-hand the GCIH, GPEN and GWAPT seem the most applicable. The downside is that the courses are expensive.

    Congrats and good luck.

  • #53375
     globus 
    Participant

    @unicityd
    Thanks for replying πŸ™‚

    I forgot to mention that only online certs are available for me πŸ™

  • #53376
     prats84 
    Participant

    Congrats !!
    You gonna write up about your OSCP journey ?

  • #53377
     globus 
    Participant

    @prats84 wrote:

    Congrats !!
    You gonna write up about your OSCP journey ?

    Thanks πŸ™‚

    I did not think about it yet… I will try to write someting in next couple of days.

  • #53378
     Master Of Puppets 
    Participant

    That’s awesome! Congrats!

  • #53379
     hayabusa 
    Participant

    ^^ Like they said, congrats!

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