Monthly Archives: <span>January 2018</span>

What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed – some of them use their powers for good Hackers may have a bad reputation as fraudsters, cyber criminals and thieves, but that’s not strictly fair. While there are a substantial amount of people out there using their hacking talents for nefarious ends, many people also use their Read more »

To fight E-Crime, Indian Govt to hire Experts from IITs, Pvt Institutes

The government has decided to hire IT experts from premier public and private institutes, including IITs, to help fight new age crimes like online fraud, hacking, identity theft, dark net, trafficking, child pornography, online radicalisation and cyber-terrorism. The IT security experts, ethical hackers, web analysts and computer programmers will devise ways of online cyber-crime reporting Read more »

Ethical Hacking Proves More Lucrative Than Software Engineering

HackerOne,the leading hacker-powered security platform,  published its 2018 Hacker Report, from the largest survey ever conducted of the ethical hacker community. The report revealed that, on average, top earning ethical hackers make up to 2.7 times the median salary of a software engineer in their respective home countries; hackers in India are making as much Read more »

Should schools teach students about ethical hacking?

Schools at present have various clubs: for science and math or dramatics and literature, to help students develop their passions. In a similar way, one option would be to create a club for computer sciences to enable those with exceptional computing skills to grow their skill sets Teachers are constantly managing students across the entire Read more »