If you are trying to get into IT Security you should act in a specific way leading up to your job applications and interviews.

  1. Take yourself and the career seriously.
  2. Create an RSS feed and read security news and listen to security podcasts every day.
  3. Identify the required skills by looking at job descriptions.
  4. Create capability/strength stories based on your past experiences.
  5. Practice a lot

This isn’t a how-to post. It’s a quick sound bite with important requirements you’ll need. Security, work, and life is a process. If you have a thoughtful way of acting you will deserve your success.