In our Getting Started series, the LA Times has published the backstory of well-known malware researcher Amanda Rousseau. Rousseau started as a tinkerer and artist and was going to go into web design, until she took a computer science class with her brother. “I found it so much more interesting than what I was doing […]
Christian Hamer is CISO at Harvard University. Michael, Paul, and Christian talk skills, climbing the career ladder, and being a good person.
Richard Bejtlich mapped out a ton of subjects and areas of study in cybersecurity. If you’re interested but don’t know what you want to do (or want to do something different), look around the map for interesting subjects and go from there. http://taosecurity.blogspot.com/2017/03/cybersecurity-domains-mind-map.html
One of my favorite interview questions is: Tell me of one mistake you made and what happened. Tell me of a second mistake. Tell me of a third. Often a prospect will have one or two readily available, but have to resort to bare honesty by the third. You can learn a lot about them from […]
Paul’s Security Weekly talks with Lesley Carhart, Motorola Solutions/US Air Force Reserve.
Troy Hunt writes about careers in security, ethical hacking and advice on where to get started: Get involved in online infosec discussions Establish an online identity Get some learning Get some certs (maybe, if applicable) Get some experience Put in your time Read the whole thing, it’s good.
Some of the Duo employees did a Reddit AMA where they were asked how they got started in InfoSec. The common thread here, and in most of our individual stories, is a desire to tinker and try to break things to better understand them. That, combined with being a part of a hacker community that […]
This is a very interesting discussion with H.D. Moore, the founder of the Metasploit Project and now angel investor, with guidance on getting your security start-up established and funded.
PCI SSC press release press release: PCI Professional Program Training now available. Good news – it’s a credential you keep, regardless of where you work.
Greg Thompson, vice president of enterprise security services at Scotiabank, says, As an IT security executive, I am constantly asked, “What do you look for when hiring?” Naturally, certification as an accredited security professional helps get job candidates to the table — there are many respected credentials, such as those offered by (ISC), ISACA, […]