UK Apprenticeships in Cyber Security

Cyber security apprenticeships are popping up a lot these days. Our company consistently hires apprentices throughout the UK, and our competitors in Europe and across the world are doing the same. Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training (OJT) and...

Educating yourself in information security

This will be a quick 500 – 1000 words on how to self educate in security. First, I will walk through some needed assumptions. Then I’ll wax philosophic about some of the things you should most definitely do. Then I’ll encourage you to find your own links using some...

Always be learning

I went to a SANS workshop a few weeks ago, after spending a day mentoring young women in Step Into STEM mentoring program. I like London, there are a lot of talented people trying to help other talented people. I was asked about my specialty. “What is the one thing...

Technical Career Paths in Cyber Security

I’ve mentioned before that there are all kinds of people who find work in IT security. If you wanted to categorize, you could say that there are business people and technical people. That’s not entirely accurate, but for this topic today, let’s make it simple. I’d...
Getting a job in cyber security

Getting a job in cyber security

You’re about to embark on an incredible journey. For many, a position in security is like any other job with the project management, corporate ladder, sales bonuses, politics, management and straight forward objectives. If you are a professional then there will be a...