eCPPT Status

Well, it has been almost a year since my last update, so I have obviously made some progress on my eCPPT course/exam.

As of March 7th, I received my certification, and am officially an eCPPT! Officially it took me 284 days (including 3x $100 30-day extensions) from start to finish, so it was definitely an investment. I do have to give a special shout-out to my girlfriend though, for helping me kick it into gear towards the end, get everything finished up, and avoid yet another $100 extension.

I know it has been a while since my last update, so I plan on adding a post about the exam itself (spoiler free), a review of the course in its entirety, and anything else that I've done in the meantime

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Ray Doyle is an avid pentester/security enthusiast/beer connoisseur who has worked in IT for almost 16 years now. From building machines and the software on them, to breaking into them and tearing it all down; he's done it all. To show for it, he has obtained an OSCE, OSCP, eCPPT, GXPN, eWPT, eWPTX, SLAE, eMAPT, Security+, ICAgile CP, ITIL v3 Foundation, and even a sabermetrics certification!

He currently serves as a Principal Penetration Testing Consultant for Secureworks. His previous position was a Senior Penetration Tester for a major financial institution.

When he's not figuring out what cert to get next or side project to work on, he enjoys playing video games, traveling, and watching sports.

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