From securing military networks as a soldier in the US Army, to building his own cybersecurity company, Tyrone E. Wilson recently joined us on the podcast to chat about his InfoSec journey. In this conversation, we explore a number of topics, including a formula for discovering your 'dream job', the skills veterans bring to the security industry, and how to combat the perception of 'what a hacker should look like'. Tyrone also shares a free resource you can use to build your own Security Operations Center (SOC) and brush up on skills, such as threat hunting, intrusion detection, network security monitoring, and more: AccessCyber.org
This week — The Fallacy of the Infosec Skills Shortage, a gamified platform to learn cryptography, and an exclusive invite to a very special event. Don’t miss it! Sign up at www.AccessCyber.org/newsletter
"We need more developers that know about secure coding, we need more systems administrators that know about operating system hardening. And we need people in management that have a better understanding of the actual activities that will defend their network - beyond theory." Benjamin Mossé has an ambitious plan to train 1,000,000 cybersecurity professionals. Learn more at www.AccessCyber.org
A number of cybersecurity training providers are offering free access to their online learning platforms during the pandemic. These virtual courses provide an opportunity to learn new skills and brush up on old ones — helping everyone make the most of this challenging time. Learn more at AccessCyber.org
“We’re at negative unemployment and we’re going to continue negative unemployment in cybersecurity.” Evolve Security CEO, Paul Petefish shares his journey into the world of information security and what motivated him to build a cybersecurity bootcamp. Plus, an announcement of exciting new things to come from Evolve Security. Learn more at www.AccessCyber.org.