How to Get Into Cybersecurity with No Experience
In coordination with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NIST NICE), I will be livestreaming a presentation and QA on how to get into cyber without experience.
Cybersecurity is an amazing field with significant opportunity, but individuals are often faced with the catch-22 challenge of needing experience to get a job, but unable to get experience without a job. This livestream talk will navigate the waters of getting into the field of cybersecurity if you currently have no experience. Attendees will learn what Cybersecurity-focused career paths exist, where to access free cybersecurity resources for professional development, and be provided career guidance for maximizing your opportunities.
Link to video
TIME STAMPS (2 parts ➡️ Structure Talk and Q&A)
6:27 Who am I (Gerald Auger)
7:04 Who is the intended audience for this talk?
11:27 Entry Level in Cybersecurity - A few Truths you need to know
20:00 The breadth of different Cyber Jobs out there
24:35 Certification vs. Work Experience vs. College Education
34:10 How to get cyber work experience WITHOUT a job
50:41 CISA Cert vs. ISO 27001 Cert
51:44 Is CCNA and Linux Essentials a good path for becoming a malware analyst?
53:30 Have a BA and Masters and OSCP; What job should i look for?
56:52 - Difference between Security+ and SSCP?
1:01:20 - What do you think about cloud security?
1:03:24 OSCP vs. eCPPT
1:05:01 Should I include Coursera work on my resume?
1:06:25 How does a lawyer work in cybersecurity?
1:08:33 How do you transition from non-IT career into cyber without starting at entry-level pay?
1:10:23 Should you wait to apply for cyber jobs until you earned a particular certification?
1:12:17 Does cybersecurity favor certain degrees over others?
1:13:53 Is CySA+ worth getting if I have Security+?
1:16:31 What does an InfoSec Employee do?
1:19:26 How can you merge Real Estate and Cybersecurity?
1:21:00 Would doing a class in C++ help you in Cybersecurity?
1:23:24 Should I start my own cyber consultancy?
1:25:44 What are your thoughts on SANS GIAC certification?
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1. SimplyCyber YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/GeraldAuger
2. Certification Chart: https://i.redd.it/yo33xlys53141.png
3. Soteria IR Handler Job Posting: https://soteria.applytojob.com/apply/tdqB9FVhti/Incident-Handler-Remote-Only
4. Soteria IR Scenario Questions: https://soteria.app.box.com/s/n1row59fgmbsg7k3cimqwn1war9ltiiw
5. CyberBytes Foundation: https://cyberbytesfoundation.org/
6. NIST NICE Jobs: https://niccs.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/career%20profiles5.pdf?trackDocs=career%20profiles5.pdf
7. CyberSeek Career Pathway: https://www.cyberseek.org/pathway.html
8. FORBES Cyber Market Valuation: https://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2020/04/05/2020-roundup-of-cybersecurity-forecasts-and-market-estimates/?sh=13b13b8a381d
9. NETWORK CHUCK- https://www.youtube.com/user/NetworkChuck
10. STOK - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQN2DsjnYH60SFBIA6IkNwg
11. HACKERSPLOIT - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0ZTPkdxlAKf-V33tqXwi3Q
12. NULL BYTE - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgTNupxATBfWmfehv21ym-g
13. DFIR DIVA https://dfirdiva.com/
14. NIST CSF https://www.nist.gov/cyberframework
15. AttackIQ Academy - https://academy.attackiq.com/pages/learning-paths
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