The Hacker Mindset

Learn the 5-Step methodology for cracking the system and achieving your dreams

Are you tired of feeling like you’re stuck in a system that’s holding you back?

Do you want to learn how to think creatively and approach problems in unconventional ways?

Are you feeling trapped in a mundane cycle, yearning for a breakthrough in your career, business, or personal life, but unsure how to make it happen?

End the cycle of feeling powerless in a system that seems stacked against you. Our book offers practical insights to turn the tide and take control.

Break away from the dissatisfaction of unfulfilled potential. Discover strategies to unlock your capabilities and reach new heights.

About the Book

Every technical professional needs to have more independence, encouragement, and clarity. Yet, after having worked with dozens of technical professionals, we found that most struggle with uncertain direction. The result is that most of them experience inefficiency in pursuing their goals. Garrett Gee knows all about helping people overcome the kind of pain of stagnation that is associated with uncertainty. In fact, He has developed a 5-Step methodology called the Hacker Helix that has helped hundreds of individuals to be able to achieve their dreams.

In The Hacker Mindset, author Garrett Gee shares key insights that help technical professionals to avoid common mistakes. This book will help you learn:

  • How hackers see the world in terms of systems to be overcome, and about some of the key characteristics hackers exhibit in doing so. These perspectives and characteristics make up the hacker mindset that you, too, can adopt.
  • The six hacker principles and how they can be put into practice using the hacker methodology.
  • How you can apply the hacker mindset in a variety of real-life contexts, including in your career, business, and personal finance.


Chapter 1: The World Is Made of Systems
Chapter 2: The Two Mindsets: Hacker Versus Slacker
Chapter 3: The Characteristics of a Hacker


Chapter 4: Hacker Principle 1: Be on Offense
Chapter 5: Hacker Principle 2: Reverse Engineering
Chapter 6: Hacker Principle 3: Living Off the Land
Chapter 7: Hacker Principle 4: Risk
Chapter 8: Hacker Principle 5: Social Engineering
Chapter 9: Hacker Principle 6: Pivot


Chapter 10: The Hacker Methodology
Chapter 11: Corporate Career x Hacker Mindset
Chapter 12: Entrepreneurship x Hacker Mindset
Chapter 13: Personal Finance x Hacker Mindset

Anyone Can Develop the Hacker Mindset

This book is for anyone who wants to think outside the box and approach problems in new and inventive ways. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or an entrepreneur, The Hacker Mindset will show you how to make use of hacker-level curiosity and courage to push the boundaries of the systems around you.

Praise for The Hacker Mindset

Hackers see things differently. They know how to beat the systems. So, applying their methods to life makes absolute sense. The author has been hacking for years and now applies this experience to hacking business, work, and life in general. He’s also got a lot to share about his own life, which made the book even better. Loved it. Fully recommended.

Very high-quality lessons and I think you can apply all hacker mindset methodologies to the aspects of life that you prefer. Want to land your dream job? Read this book. Want to take your business to the next level? Read this book. Want to succeed and retire early? Definitely read this book.

The book is written BY a hacker FOR hackers, but not just those on computers. I felt that it was for people like me, who want to reverse engineer things and exploit systems to learn how they work (I’m in the finance industry). In other words, for those who think out of the box and are in a continuous process of learning.

He does well to adapt the complicated and technical language of the programming world in layman’s terms. Very enjoyable, very refreshing. A must-read.

No matter how free we think we are, the author says, we are stuck in systems. But if we identify them and how they work, down to their most subtle weaknesses, we can escape them. The Hacker Mindset helps you take a novel approach on developing as a person in the modern world. It uses hacking – actual hacking, since the writer performs ethical hacking for a living! – to unravel the greatest challenges of our lives.

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About the Author Hacker

Garrett Gee is a hacker, entrepreneur, and autodidact. He has been in the cyber security industry for over 25 years and has appeared on several news venues such as 60 Minutes, ABC News, and The Washington Post.

Hacking for

25+ years

Services to

1000+ clients

Garrett Gee is the founder and author of Hacker Mindset, a principled approach to accomplishment and life. He is also the seven-figure founder and owner of Hacker Warehouse, your one-stop shop for all your computer security needs.

Garrett started his infosec career at the tender age of 15, working for Sandia National Laboratories and the Federal Reserve Bank. In 2013, he embarked on his entrepreneurial journey with Hacker Warehouse, providing computer security products to Fortune 100 companies, governments, and militaries worldwide.

As an expert in the reality of hacking and computer security, Garrett is highly sought after to consult on hacking scenes and cybersecurity plotlines for Hollywood productions. His work has been featured in shows such as Sense8, Mr Robot, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and the Good Wife.

Major international news outlets such as CNN, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, and the Wall Street Journal have featured his insights. He is a regular speaker at Info Security conferences, including DerbyCon, ToorCon, BayThreat, and the IEEE Symposium.

Hacker Mindset exists to help any technologist or computer security specialist accomplish the next step in their professional journey.