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No two applications are the same, so we bring the right combination of skills, performance, and experience to fit your pentesting needs.

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In order to join the Core, a pentester must go through a strict vetting process.

Only the top 5% of applicants are admitted into the Core team.

STAGE 1
Application

STAGE 2
Assessment

STAGE 3
Vetting

STAGE 4
Verification

STAGE 5
Continuous Evaluation

Stage 1

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We receive both inbound applications as well as community and customer referrals. Applications are reviewed by our community team based on tenure, skills, and expertise.

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Pentester Spotlight: Andreea Druga
Pentester Spotlight: Andreea Druga
We sat down with pentester, Andreea Druga, to learn more about how she got into pentesting, why she enjoys working for Cobalt, and her favorite moments.
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Pentester Diaries Ep1: Understanding Business Logic
Pentester Diaries Ep1: Understanding Business Logic
For our first episode, Jon Helmus and Dan Beavin will dig into business logic, exploring the importance of understanding every aspect of an app before testing.
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A Pentester’s Guide to HTTP Request Smuggling
A Pentester’s Guide to HTTP Request Smuggling
Examines the attack technique, HTTP Request Smuggling with this pentester tutorial exploring what it is and how it works from Busra Demir at Cobalt.
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Exploring Valuable Pentester Traits: Top Cobalt Core Pentesters of 2020
Exploring Valuable Pentester Traits: Top Cobalt Core Pentesters of 2020
We surveyed the Cobalt Core, our pentester community, to hear who they enjoyed working with the most. Click to read more about pentester collaboration!
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We draw on a core of 300+ highly vetted, certified pentesters to find the right skills to match to your security requirements and business needs.

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Andreea Cristina Druga(adruga)RomaniaSince Jul, 2018
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