Vulnerability Assessor Skills

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What are the skills required to become a Vulnerability Assessor?
Jan 11 in Career Counselling by Ram
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For this job role, employers can be picky with skills. Knowing the basics of Operating Systems, Network Security is a must. Here is the list of other skills required:

  • Programming languages: C, C++, C#, Java, ASM, PHP, PERL, Python
  • Network scanning tools (e.g. Nessus, ACAS, RETINA, Gold Disk, etc.)
  • Security frameworks (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST, HIPPA, SOX, etc.)
  • Security tools and products (Fortify, AppScan, etc.)
  • Metasploit framework
answered Jan 11 by George

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