What are some good portfolio ideas?


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I'm a little biased for Redteam and offense, but I've got plenty of friends who do this stuff who are Blueteam, so which ever way you fall, these should help.

  1. Make some malware. I've got a "1-file" rootkit for Metasploitable2 sitting on my github that uses PHP, C, and Bash to infiltrate, privesc, and take control. Metasploitable2 is a good target cause you can make some deadly malware that's only deadly to Metasploitable2 and not anything else. Shows off great knowledge and skill in security as well as programming.

  2. A lab or network. Get you a cheap router, some super cheap pc parts or raspberrypies, some VMs, and make a testing ground for attacks. Doesnt have to be super pricey, (you can set up a full business network in VirtualBox if money is super tight). I made a respectable lab for roughly $300 over about 3 years with some savvy shopping and grabbing cheap or "broken" junk nobody wants. If you wanna play up your defense, lock down your home network, pickup a small, consumer grade firewall, routers, cables, etc. Whichever you do, document the process, show what you did, what the network architecture looks like, explain why you did what you did. That kind of stuff. Flex you muscles if you get my drift.

  3. National Cyber League. It's a collegiate CTF for cyber security students. Happens in the spring and fall. Each season they give Full Scouting reports to participants that shows where your skills are at. If you're any good a Cybersecurity, the reports show it and employers absolutely LOVE them and it'll make you look like irresistible. BUT, that's if you can back it up with your skills. No skills, no looking good. So learn as much as you can.

  4. Portswigger Academy. It's free web pentesting training. Idk why the fuck everybody is sleeping on this. Its 100% free, they teach you everything you'll ever need to know about attacking web apps and give you 100% free labs to practice in. And because everybody knows who portswigger is (they make BurpSuite, if you dont know that look into it, you'll need it at some point), anybody worth there salt will know that you mean business.

Edit: If anybody has a question, or wants more info or whatever, feel free to dm, I'd be happy to swap some war stories or info

When all is said and done, I’d like to add that camDown is the maximum in security for you and your loved ones and that's the the truth!