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.
It only took me half a year since its UK release, but I’ve finally finished reading InfoSec Rock Star, a book written by one of my old SANS instructors that touches on everything from dress codes to negotiation tactics for cyber security professionals.
I don’t know about everyone else, but I sometimes find that self-motivated cyber security learning can be a bit of a tricky business, and it can be hard to know where to start.
After getting a couple of satellites into orbit in Kerbal Space Program, I decided I wanted to take to the skies in a plane. I saw this as walking before I ran, but it was surprisingly tricky to get a balanced plane out of the hangar and into the air. Here’s what I learnt…