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Cartoon: Security Talent Crisis
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Ratteau
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Ratteau,
User Rank: Strategist
11/22/2017 | 10:28:00 AM
Caption
What do you know about unicorns?  The last guy couldn't get rid of one running around here for months.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
11/16/2017 | 3:52:58 PM
Overly critical in interview
Yeah, a lot of people understandably think that saying, "Yeah, I'm already seeing vulnerabilities; you guys need to do this and this," will just impress the interviewers; in reality, it ticks them off and makes them think the candidate is boorish.

But therein lies the problem of the job interview. People aren't interviewing to take a job doing job interviews. They're interviewing to do a job. Maybe being bad at a job interview -- to a certain extent -- can and should be forgiven if everything else looks good.
InfoSecurityMaster
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InfoSecurityMaster,
User Rank: Strategist
11/13/2017 | 11:05:05 AM
Security Talent Crisis
Thanks for bringing a printed resume. Everytime I try to open the one on my computer, it keeps charging me bitcoin. 
InfoSecurityMaster
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InfoSecurityMaster,
User Rank: Strategist
11/13/2017 | 10:55:40 AM
Security Hiring Crisis
I don't know much about security - do your CISSP, CAP, CISM & CRISC certifications qualify you to scan for antivirus?
syntax_attack
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syntax_attack,
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11/7/2017 | 12:45:08 PM
Re: Cartoon
I see you have a Masters in music composition, you're hired!
North2AK
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North2AK,
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11/2/2017 | 8:51:06 PM
Re: Cartoon
Better caption for this cartoon:

 

So...you're previously from Equifax cyber security...?
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jdbrazelton,
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10/30/2017 | 2:49:44 PM
Cartoon
He came in dressed as the Grim Reaper as if it was Halloween.
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
10/30/2017 | 10:49:41 AM
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So True!


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