CYBERSECURITY JOB HUNTING GUIDE
Author: Stefan Waldvogel
HackTheBox has two platforms: HackTheBox and HackTheBox Academy. HackTheBox is for more advanced people and HackTheBox Academy is entry-level friendly. You get a clear path and you learn things step-by-step.
HackThe Box is a training platform for penetration testing. You are looking for a path to break into a machine and you find a flag. It is more a kind of a game (CTF).
HR relevant: usually not, but inside is a hiring platform.
You learn how to hack a single machine an you learn a lot of different techniques.
If is a great way to sharpen your skills.
The free machines do not have a solution and therefore it is not the best way to start learning hacking.
You "hack" a single machine and this is not realistic for a real penetration test.
~10 a month
Overview (HackTheBox Academy):
HR relevant: usually not, but inside is a hiring platform
These modules are great if you need a step-by-step way. As a beginner, this way is very useful to build the first skills.
Right now, the platform is growing and many new modules, including free modules are waiting for you.
The platform works with cubes. 10 cubes are 1$ and the modules are between free and $100.
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