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How to Sell the Value Of Information Security - The four "Rs"

How to Sell the Value Of Information Security – The four “Rs”

Whether you are freelancer in the information security sector trying to convince a company to hire you, or you are struggling with an employer to justify the annual information security budget, explaining the importance and value of what you do is a hurdle most people in the industry face. While those in the infosec industry […]

10 Tips For Negotiating Your Salary

10 Tips For Negotiating Your Salary

Now that you know how to get to the interview and answer tricky questions from HR and the technical ones, finally it’s time to negotiate your package. If you are reading this article from your company’s office right now, chances are high that you came across this situation during the hiring process: Interviewer: -What is […]

Immigrating to Australia as an Information Security Professional - part 2

Immigrating to Australia as an Information Security Professional – part 2

Welcome to the second part of the article – Immigrating to Australia as an Information Security Professional! First of all, I’d like to thank everyone who contacted me about the process with questions, comments and suggestions. Unfortunately I’m not able to answer to all of you, but rest assured I’ve read every e-mail received and […]

IT/Information Security Interview Questions

IT/Information Security Interview Questions

Dear readers, As you might know, I’ve finalized my relocation to Australia last week. After roughly 2 years getting prepared and waiting for the Skilled Migrant visa to be granted, my patience has paid off and I say with authority that this is a land of opportunities! The Information Security market is heated right now, […]

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 […]

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: […]

What would an Information Security degree offer you?

What would an Information Security degree offer you?

Do you know where your sensitive information is or more importantly who is responsible safeguarding it? In all likelihood your personal, sensitive information is sitting in various computer databases throughout the country in all types of organizations. Hopefully your information is being guarded over by diligent and educated information security professionals whose mission in life […]

Certifications Magazine Salary Survey: CISSP-Concentrations most well-paid professional

Certifications Magazine Salary Survey: CISSP-Concentrations most well-paid professional

Infosec professionals always question themselves: should I go down the road of certifications? Answers vary, but one thing is for sure: A certificate is not the end, it’s the mean. The real added value is the knowledge accumulated during your preparation for any given certification. This week I’ve come across a factual article on earnings […]

Job Market in North America best for InfoSec

Job Market in North America best for InfoSec

View this inspiring article about the situation of Infosec job market in USA and Canada nowadays. Part of the article is behind a registration wall, but it’s definitely worth reading. Some good news for us: Please refer to the link. The name of the article is ‘There’s some security in security’. “Network staff with security […]