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The Cybersecurity Talent You Seek May Be In-House
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2/3/2016 | 11:30:21 PM
Agreed
While getting my CS degree and earning industry certifications in security I worked in a Deaktop Support role in an enterprise organization. My end goal was to join a security team. I learned a lot in this role with respect to sysadmin functions and server builds. As I learned more about security I could see it in my daily workplace and put context to the theory. And I'll readily admit that a network admin, server admin, and endpoint administrator are perfect candidates to lure into any security team. They are already most of the way there they just don't know it yet. If you are one of these people and are interested in security, by all means give it a go. You will not be disappointed as you'll be the one explaining to some of the senior people just what is really going on behind that alert traffic and why. I work with quite a few and I pick their brains daily, sometimes hourly. Good article, sir!


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