Becoming a CEH

On March 26th, 2018, I became a Certified Ethical Hacker. You see, I’m transitioning out of the military soon and I want to work in cyber security. A few months ago, I set in motion my plan to get two or three certifications that covered as much of the DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications table as possible. I decided on pursuing the CEH and the CISSP (more on that in a later post updated post; I passed!), which together would cover 12 of 14 categories/levels. Since I am writing this from the perspective of a transitioning service member, some of the resources I mention will be limited to and/or geared toward active service members and/or veterans. Also keep in mind that 12 days before I sat for my exam, EC-Council announced v10 of the CEH, as well as the CEH Practical. I would venture to guess v10 has much of the same material and that you would be ok using only these resources, but keep an eye out for updated versions of the resources I mention. Read More