Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast episode No. 101 is now available. Download this episode and subscribe to Beers with Talos:

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By Mitch Neff.

Recorded Jan. 22, 2020 –

We get a lot of questions in Talos about HOW to get a job in security. In this episode, we take a look at figuring out IF Security is the right career choice for you — and if so, where? The industry is a big place with so many different skills in demand, so having a good idea of your strengths and weaknesses is a good place to start. One constant is that curiosity, constant learning, and certain base knowledge seem to be correlated with success across most skills in the industry. We wrap it all up by talking about mapping skill sets to transition careers.

The timeline:

  • 01:05 — Roundtable: Shanties. You knew this was coming.
  • 07:15 — Figuring out IF Security is for you as a career
  • 17:00 — A word to the hiring managers
  • 24:00 — Bridging the gap to transition
  • 34:20 — Closing thoughts and parting shots

Featuring: Craig Williams (@Security_Craig), Joel Esler (@JoelEsler), and Matt Olney (@kpyke)
Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff)

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