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Writing an eBook

Writing an eBook

Introduction: Last blog post I mentioned writing an eBook regarding all of the information I learned from the OSCP course, labs, and exam. I got a solid response from readers, but I wanted to gain permission from Offsec before writing. Hence why it has been a little while! I wrote an introduction for the book, sent it over to them, and they had some reservations. The last thing I want to do is step on their toes, as such, I…

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I am finally an OSCP! – Here’s the Story

I am finally an OSCP! – Here’s the Story

I am finally an Offensive Security Certified Professional! Hey Everyone, it is Matt here, and I know it has been a super long time. Since late June. I have received many messages from folks asking how it’s been going, and as the title reads, the journey is over! Finally! I have constantly thought about my blog along the way, and I know I have neglected it. But, I have been diligently working everyday, and I truly wanted my next post…

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Journey to OSCP – Update 4

Journey to OSCP – Update 4

Hello All! I am back with my 4th update! I know it has been awhile since I posted my last update (about 2 weeks), but trust me, it is because I have been working hard! Boxes Rooted: 30!!   Introduction: As you have seen above, I have successfully rooted 30 boxes! Wow. It has been quite a difference from 14 to 30. These last 2 weeks have been busy: summer classes started, plus OSCP, plus preparations for moving! I have…

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Journey to OSCP – Update 3

Journey to OSCP – Update 3

Hello Everyone! I am back again with another OSCP post! Hours Spent: ~120 Hours It’s really hard to keep track of hours perfectly, so give it a plus or minus 10 hour deviation! Amount of Days in the Course: 14 Amount of Boxes Rooted: 14 Introduction: Firstly, there is a good reason I haven’t made a post in about a week, and it is because I wanted to dive deep into the labs before making recommendations! Now that I have…

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Journey to OSCP – Update 2

Journey to OSCP – Update 2

Hello All, I am back with my second OSCP update. Hours Spent: ~50 Hours   I am sorry that I have not made this post sooner, I know it is overdue, but I am working hard on the certification. Life is busy!   The Materials: I indeed finished the materials on my timeline, and I am proud to say that I finished them in about 4 days. I have also completed nearly every exercise. Without further ado, My Review of…

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Journey to OSCP – Update 1

Journey to OSCP – Update 1

Hello Everyone! I am back with a quick update! Hours Spent: 22 Hours Note: I always wondered about the actual hours spent by others, so I decided to record mine for everyone! Keep in mind, these hours are not necessarily the most efficient hours. These are hours spent at the computer, or dealing with the task, but they do include my occasional run to the kitchen, texting, 20 minute lunch break etc. (Overall, time mainly spent working on OSCP).  …

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How I Prepared for the OSCP – Journey to OSCP Part 2

How I Prepared for the OSCP – Journey to OSCP Part 2

  Hello Everyone, I am back again with my third blog post. I have received many requests to explain how I have prepared for the OSCP, so here it is. ┬áP.S. Sorry I haven’t made this post sooner, I had finals in college and had to wrap up the school year!   My Background: Firstly, I would like to start off and tell everyone who I am and my experience with technology. I am currently 19 years old and do…

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Journey to OSCP – Part 1 (-7 Days)

Journey to OSCP – Part 1 (-7 Days)

Hello All, this is my Journey to the OSCP This is my first blog post ever, and this will be the first of the OSCP series to come! I will be starting the Penetration Testing with Kali Linux Course in 7 days in order to obtain my Offensive Security Certified Professional Certification. My course is scheduled to start on May 26th, 2018 at 5:00pm. I have opted to go for the 90 day lab time to ensure I learn as…

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