Hi! My name is Anastasis Vasileiadis, and I am a Penetration Tester with over 10 years of experience.
Describe your profession to a 6-year-old child.
My profession is about keeping people safe in the digital world.
What is the most common thing people say when they find out what you do?
Can you help me find the password from a person on Social Media?
What is the one thing they don’t ask but you would like them to?
Help them stay safe online.
What is the biggest misconception you/others have had about your profession?
“You are a hacker so you can do anything”.
What is the one thing you are most proud of about your job?
I help anyone who really needs me.
Name the three things that require most of your attention each week.
Hacks, leaks, attacks.
What advice would you give to someone who wants to be successful in your profession?
Patience, persistence, effort and love in what he does.
What are the key leadership skills required to do your job well?
Listen actively, make sound decisions, manage time and priorities, think critically.
These are suitable for a successful career in whatever profession you follow.
If you think of successful leaders in your space, what are their leadership qualities you admire?
Creativity, flexibility, open-mindedness, optimism, trust.
How would you like your profession to look in 10 years?
To be treated as something important and necessary in everyone’s daily life.
Describe how your job can contribute to making the world a better place.
By making critical cybersecurity decisions.
I’m a Penetration Tester with over 10 years of experience. I have worked in both the public and private sectors, providing my expertise to help organizations secure their systems and data.
I have worked in both the public and private sectors, providing my expertise to help organizations secure their systems and data. My skills include network penetration testing, web application testing, database security assessment, social engineering, and more. I am also experienced in report writing and presenting findings to clients.
As a Penetration Tester, I am constantly learning new techniques and strategies to stay ahead of the curve in this ever-changing field.
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