Getting into InfoSec and Ethical Hacking

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.

10 Reasons Why Security Professionals Get Hired – Dark Reading

  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, […]