After working hard to transfer to a STEM career in 2017, I was inspired to explore my interest in technology and engineering in 2018. It wasn’t always easy, but I managed to fit in quite a few new experiences over the course of the year.
As I mentioned in my recent post about what I learnt in my first year as a cyber security consultant, I always keep an ebook handy on my phone so I can learn something new on long train journeys. Most recently, this has been Threat Modeling: Designing for Security.
It’s the last Friday of the month, which means it’s time for an off-topic post – this time on How to Build a Car by legendary Formula 1 designer Adrian Newey – a book that’s just as much a history of the sport’s recent regulatory changes as it is an autobiography.
A colleague recently asked me for my advice for new cyber security consultants joining our company, which got me thinking about what I’ve learnt over my first year in the industry. Here are my seven top tips for those just entering the world of security consulting.
My blog has had a bit of a cyber security learning theme recently (I have a couple more posts lines up on the topic, too) and it’s only set to continue this week with a great free resource that I first learnt about at the SANS Cyber Retraining Academy.