Ethics

One of the most important principles of ethical hacking is... ethics.
 

Ethical hacking revolves around the principle of "do no harm", and means that as hackers are finding vulnerabilities, they have to make sure to maintain the safety and integrity of the individuals, companies and businesses involved.

Main Takeaway

  • Be professional and respectful

  • Follow the CIA Triad

  • Don't do anything illegal

  • Report any breaches or vulnerabilities

For an example of a good Code of Ethics, please visit: 
https://www.ukcybersecuritycouncil.org.uk/professional-standards-and-ethics/code-of-ethics/