EP 72: DISC Profiles

In this episode, the discussion between Kip and Jason is about DISC profiles. You need to understand how important it is to choose the right job for you based on your personality.

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EP 70: How Can the Same Cybersecurity Job Be So Different Depending on Who You Work For

In this episode, we are focused on job titles. It is important to know the job you are doing, but the job title doesn’t really matter that much.

Do realize that there’s not just one type of cybersecurity job out there. Even if you know the job by title, it doesn’t mean that it is any different from another cybersecurity job. If you are keen on details, you will know what the differences are between job titles.

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EP 69: Breaking into Cybersecurity with Nancy Hunter

In this episode, the focus of discussion is what Nancy Hunter, the Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Data Privacy Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia looks for in a cybersecurity job seeker at the entry level. According to her, there are transferable skills and personality traits that they find relevant that a job seeker must have.

The discussion also includes what traits and experience to look up to in a mentor, where to look for a job at entry level and several affiliates that you can work with who can share transferable skills that will be relevant to your cybersecurity job.

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EP 65: How to Best Prepare for a Role in the SOC

In this episode, we are focused on preparing for a role in a security operations center (SOC). To be effective in a SOC, you need to understand how everything works, including promotions, how to work with other people, the skills you need to be hired in the first place, and a good understanding of the tools to use to perform the job successfully.

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EP 64: How I Got My First Cybersecurity Analyst Job with Sebastian Whiting

In this episode, our special guest, Sebastian Whiting will talk about his mid-career transition into the cybersecurity industry. In his previous career, he was in the Navy working on nuclear submarines, and now he is working as a cybersecurity analyst.

Together with Kip and Jason, Sebastian covers the step-by-step process of what he did to transition from one career field to another. If you are like Sebastian was and working in a career that you aren’t passionate about, you will learn how to shift your passion into the world of cybersecurity and gain motivation to continue to learn and grow during your transition

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