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11/18/2019
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13 Security Pros Share Their Most Valuable Experiences

From serving as an artillery Marine to working a help desk, infosec practitioners pinpoint experiences that had the greatest influence on their careers.
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Serving as an Artillery Marine
Mark Orlando, CTO of Raytheon Cyber Protection Services, points to his time as an artillery Marine: '[You] never enough time or resources, you won't always like the outcome or agree with the larger strategy, but you have [to] be a master of your domain and do your part no matter what,' he says.  
The experience taught him to be both flexible and humble, 'as there is always someone better/smarter/stronger than you.' Serving as a Marine 'has saved me a lot of frustration in cybersecurity,' Orlando says. 
(Image: Mark Orlando)

Serving as an Artillery Marine

Mark Orlando, CTO of Raytheon Cyber Protection Services, points to his time as an artillery Marine: "[You] never enough time or resources, you won't always like the outcome or agree with the larger strategy, but you have [to] be a master of your domain and do your part no matter what," he says.

The experience taught him to be both flexible and humble, "as there is always someone better/smarter/stronger than you." Serving as a Marine "has saved me a lot of frustration in cybersecurity," Orlando says.

(Image: Mark Orlando)

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