Ethical Hacking: A Misunderstood Field

By Mónica López | Mon, 07/05/2021 - 17:53

For many years the word hacker has been associated with a person whose bad intentions threaten others on the web. Gradually, this concept has expanded and even the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) recognizes hackers as people with great skills in the handling of computers, said at Mexico Cybersecurity Summit 2021, Rafael Bucio, CEO of TPX. The recent and constant attacks by cybercriminals and the way the media portrays these individuals, made society see hackers as villains. However, the concept of a hacker keeps evolving. “A hacker is not only a person involved in IT or software development; ethical hacking is also a way of life,” said Bucio. Read our full coverage of the panel here.

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