If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Why Security Professionals are Becoming Certified Ethical Hackers

By Nicole Henderson To some, the term ‘ethical hacker’ may seem like an oxymoron. After all, most of the mainstream coverage of hackers sheds a negative light on these groups or individuals. Hackers are often portrayed as sketchy individuals with evil motives, sometimes doing irreversible damage to businesses and reputations through complex DDoS attacks or simple social engineering tactics.

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