RSSArchive for February, 2010

Denny Roger

The immortals and mortals of information security

Dear readers, We all know that the Internet presents you with thousands of websites talking about the latest security threats, breakthroughs and technologies. However,  it’s not easy task to find useful information about how to conduct our Information Security, Risk Management and Compliance careers to become better professionals. That’s the main reason why My Infosec […]

Technical Security

The Transition From a Technical Position to a Management Role

After several years of “on call” weekends, technical certifications study time and endless troubleshooting nights, all your effort is recognized by the company and your boss brings you the good news: A promotion to a management role! At first, a delightful happiness strikes for the new step given in your career, since you are now […]

How To Land More Interviews?

How To Land More Interviews?

Dear readers, As I’ve mentioned sometime ago, my resume has been professionally redesigned/rewritten by a company which gave it a complete face lift and brought it in line with the current market requirements. I was simply amazed by the results, and since many of you asked me for the company name, I became one of […]

Information Security Recruiting

What’s the right IT/Information Security Certification for me?

In one of our previous article we already discussed what an Information Security degree would bring you; now, let’s tackle this tricky question:  “What security certification should I pursue?” Throughout my career, I constantly heard a ready-made answer:  CISSP! (even though the person was not able to tell what CISSP stands for). Try it yourself: […]

7 Things Every Security Professional Should Know

7 Things Every Security Professional Should Know

To be considered a respected Information Security Professional nowadays requires more than just knowing the bits or bytes, or the controls required by a given framework by heart. Being successful in your Information Security career requires you to have a deep understanding of the business needs (and how to enable, not disrupt them), sharp communication […]

The 10 Coolest Information Security Careers

The 10 Coolest Information Security Careers

Every time someone asks me about my profession, people’s reaction is often the same: -Wow! So you’re like those hackers I see in the (Hollywood) movies! That’s really cool! Listen, can you discover someone’s password for me? Pages: 1 2

Free Google Wave Invitations - round 2!

Free Google Wave Invitations – round 2!

Dear readers, I have 18 more Google Wave invitations to share with you. Like last time, a raffle will be the way to go! Just enter your e-mail at the box on the right hand side of the page (Be First to Hear of New Jobs) and cross your fingers! The raffle will take place […]

How to Start Your Information Security Career?

How to Start Your Information Security Career?

Sometime ago I posted a question on LinkedIn and an article here about the benefits of being graduated in Infosec. The topic generated almost a hundred replies, and the discussion quickly changed to “How to start an Information Security Career?” Pages: 1 2