Tip#1 – Skills Needed for Capture-the-Flag (CTF)

The fundamental IT skills needed to learn cybersecurity include; (1) operating systems, (2) software, (3) programming, (4) networks and (5) hardware. The following specific cybersecurity skills are derived from these fundemental skills and used cyber competition:

  1. Kali Linux and Linux Command Line 
  2. Log Analysis 
  3. Basic Cryptography 
  4. Open Source Intelligence/  Recon 
  5. Web Exploitation 
  6. Password Cracking
  7. Scanning
  8. Traffic Analysis 
  9. Enumeration, Reverse Engineering & Exploitation
  10. Wireless Security

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