Zaid Sabih from zSecurity: Looking at Hacking From Another Angle
Zaid Sabih is an ethical hacker, a computer scientist, and the founder and CEO of zSecurity. He has valuable & tremendous experience in the field of ethical hacking. In 2013, he started teaching his first network hacking course, which led him to publish a number of online ethical hacking courses, each focusing on a specific topic, all of which are dominating ethical hacking. Now, Zaid has more than 800,000 students worldwide.
In this episode, Zaid sits down with Maltego host Bradley Taylor, recalling what led him into cybersecurity and infosec, later establishing his own company, zSecurity. He also talks about his opinoin on the term "hacking" and CTF platforms, providing 3 tips for becoming a successful bug bounty hunter in the end.
0:40 How's everything in Dublin?
2:25 Tell us a bit about yourself!
4:06 What got you into cybersecurity and infosec?
9:28 How old were you when establishing zSecurity?
11:14 What is it like to be a full-scale pentest teacher?
13:15 Do you do motivation topics with your students?
14:59 Any hobbies besides hacking?
16:06 Tell us about your investigations with Maltego!
18:51 Tell us about zSecurity's bug bounty platform!
22:16 What are the specific scoping requirements?
23:55 What are your thoughts on the CTF platforms?
32:02 What are your thoughts on the term 'hacking'?
37:29 What is your opinion on live hacking interviews?
39:18 Share with us 3 tips to become a successful bug bounty hunter!
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