Try Harder! My Penetration Testing with Kali Linux OSCP Review and course/lab experience — My OSCP Review | by Jason Bernier

December 10, 2015
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Introduction:

Obtaining the OSCP certification is a challenge like no other. After my experience with the OSCP exam and course from Offensive Security, I decided to go ahead and write an OSCP Review. I decided to take the OSCP course and exam in September 2014 after seeing some fellow members of a forum I frequent quite a bit (www.techexams.net) state that they were taking it soon. This is a course and exam I wanted to tackle as I have a passion for IT security. I figured why not sign up as the same time and compare notes etc with like minded people, and make the process easier.

So I signed up, for the 90 days, and a week later, I was sent the introduction email with all the information I needed to connect to the Offensive Security labs via VPN, IRC information, login information, and forum information.

About me:

I have about 20 years of combined IT experience. I have two MCSEs, two MCSAs, MCITP:VA, VCP5, Security+, CEHv7,  RHCSA, a BS in IT security, and I am finishing up my Masters in Applied IT with a concentration in Applied Cyber Security.  I currently work for Lockheed Martin as an Active Directory Engineer on a government contract.

The course:

When I first signed up for the course, I quickly went through the manual and videos that included with the email once you start the....

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janespa
8 years ago

Congratulations on your accomplishment. It is good to know that there are Certs that actually test hands on knowledge as opposed to multiple choice questions. I myself am looking at the two certifications that I feel are necessary for my business and that is both the CEH and the OSCP. I do hope as well that overtime the OSCP will be acknowledged as for what it is.

Thanks for sharing your experience and resources.

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