Cybersecurity — TechExams Community https://community.infosecinstitute.com/ Tue, 26 Mar 2019 06:09:49 +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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Social Media Security Professional Cert - SMSP https://community.infosecinstitute.com/discussion/135090/social-media-security-professional-cert-smsp Fri, 15 Mar 2019 22:59:45 +0000 Cybersecurity shochan 135090@/discussions was going to start offering this, but it appears they are not now and another vendor is offering it.

Seems there was a TE post back in 2013, but ppl were more interested in Mobility+ and Cloud+ in this post:  https://community.infosecinstitute.com/discussion/90198/new-comptia-certifications

Article: https://certification.comptia.org/it-career-news/post/view/2012/09/04/uki-announces-social-media-security-professional-certification 

Vendor:  https://ultimateknowledge.com/certifications-smsp.html

Just thought I would throw this out there for ya cert junkies!

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FREE InfoSec World Conference & Expo ticket (Orlando-Disney APR 1-3) https://community.infosecinstitute.com/discussion/134792/free-infosec-world-conference-expo-ticket-orlando-disney-apr-1-3 Fri, 01 Feb 2019 03:48:55 +0000 Cybersecurity cyberguypr 134792@/discussions https://infosecworld.misti.com/. This is happening April 1-3 at Disney Orlando. 

For 25 years InfoSec World has been the “business of security” conference. To manage today’s threats, security practitioners must have the skills to be both a business partner and enabler, and have the technical expertise to prevent, detect and respond to security challenges. InfoSec World welcomes a community of information security professionals from every market and field of study, hailing from more than 100 nations around the world. Join your peers at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL on April 1-3, 2019 and learn from the best.

Only caveat: you need to attend the session I'll be presenting :smile:

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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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