Cybersecurity — TechExams Community https://community.infosecinstitute.com/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:21:16 +0000 en Cybersecurity — TechExams Community Pros and Cons of Different Areas in Cybersecurity https://community.infosecinstitute.com/discussion/134634/pros-and-cons-of-different-areas-in-cybersecurity Fri, 11 Jan 2019 23:53:39 +0000 Cybersecurity egrizzly 134634@/discussions
What do you all think the pros and cons of the following cybersecurity areas:

- Incident Response
- Forensics
- Governance
- Audits
- Penetration Testing
- Analytics

Do you think any of the areas has an advantage over the other and why?
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infosec interview https://community.infosecinstitute.com/discussion/134594/infosec-interview Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:20:28 +0000 Cybersecurity fredmoo 134594@/discussions hi all -  I have an upcoming in-person interview with 2 persons (CIO & COO) with a small federal agency for a GS-11 infosec position.

here's duties summary:

Responsibilities

As an IT Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Identifying and mitigating IT system vulnerabilities through testing, audits, and network assessments;
  • Evaluating new IT systems and products to determine their supportability and impact on IT security and the network;
  • Creating system security contingency plans and data recovery procedures;
  • Developing a variety of system compliance documentation and similar reports on network security compliance for delivery to management;
  • Collaborating with end users to understand their technical needs and identifying areas where there may be security vulnerabilities; and
  • Preparing and delivering training to end users on information security requirements

What kind of questions can I expect them to ask?  thanks in advance for your help.

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How much pay rise is appropriate for 1st year ? https://community.infosecinstitute.com/discussion/134501/how-much-pay-rise-is-appropriate-for-1st-year Wed, 26 Dec 2018 18:47:54 +0000 Cybersecurity Attitude24 134501@/discussions
I work as a SOC , Security Analyst but I'm not sure how this salary review works and how much is ok for a 1st year SOC Analyst salary hike is fine?. I'm not sure how much to ask because before I started with them I asked for 21K as base price but was offered 18K and top of them I get 4.2K for for doing 12 shift rotation in general but base price is 18K. now I need to know how much is ok to ask for this role. Any advice??.

Thanks
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