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Cybersecurity project management: Your career starts here | Cyber Work Live
Join a panel of past Cyber Work Podcast guests as they discuss their tips to become a project management all-star:
– Jackie Olshack, Senior Program Manager, Dell Technologies
– Ginny Morton, Advisory Manager, Identity Access Management, Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory
If you’re interested in project management as a long-term career, Jackie and Ginny will discuss their career histories and tips for breaking into the field. If you plan to use project management as a way to learn more about other cybersecurity career paths, we’ll also cover how to leverage those skills to transition into roles.
The topics covered include:
0:00 - Intro
0:51 - Meet the panel
3:12 - Why we're talking project management
6:27 - Agenda for this discussion
6:55 - Part 1: Break into cybersecurity project management
7:45 - Resume recommendations for project managers
12:35 - Interview mistakes for project managers
19:22 - Creating your elevator pitch
23:10 - Importance of your LinkedIn page
25:05 - What certifications should I get?
30:38 - Do I need to be technical to be successful?
34:20 - How to build cybersecurity project management skills
38:28 - Part 2: Doing the work of project management
40:47 - Getting team members to lead themselves
44:50 - Dealing with customer ambiguity
47:30 - Part 3: Pivoting out of project management
47:48 - How do I change roles in an organization
51:50 - What's the next step after cybersecurity project manager?
53:43 - How to move from PMing security teams into leading them?
59:05 - Outro
What does a SOC analyst do? | Cybersecurity Career Series
1:20 - What is a SOC analyst?
1:58 - Levels of SOC analyst
2:24 - How to become a SOC analyst
2:53 - Certification requirements
3:29 - Skills needed to succeed
4:38 - Tools SOC analysts use
5:32 - Open-source tool familiarity
6:05 - Pivoting from a SOC analyst
6:50 - What can I do right now?
7:32 - Experience for your resume
8:07 - Outro
Top cybersecurity breaches of 2021 | Cyber Work Podcast
0:00 - Intro
2:30 - How did you get into cybersecurity?
4:00 - What skills did you have early on?
6:10 - First interaction with Infosec
10:34 - Work as a principal security researcher
13:20 - Machine learning in cybersecurity
14:14 - Infosec classes
17:28 - Equity in cybersecurity
20:25 - You don't need a technical background
21:36 - Major security breaches of 2021
22:15 - SolarWinds breach
24:56 - What job roles help stop these breaches?
27:50 - Water treatment plant breach
31:42 - Infrastructure security
34:30 - President Biden and cybersecurity
39:22 - Supply chain security
43:20 - Security trends for 2022
49:00 - Projects to keep an eye on
50:52 - Learn more about Evans
51:44 - Outro
What does a security manager do? | Cybersecurity Career Series
0:00 - Intro
0:26 - What does a security manager do?
3:15 - How do you become a security manager?
4:54 - What education is required for security managers?
5:55 - What certificates are required for security managers?
7:23 - What skills does a security manager need to have?
9:58 - Common tools security managers use
11:48 - Where do security managers work?
13:45 - How well do security managers pivot into other roles?
15:36 - What step can someone take now to become a security manager?
17:27 - Outro
Predictions for cybersecurity in 2022 | Cyber Work Podcast
0:00 - Intro
3:00 - Getting into cybersecurity
4:00 - How has the cloud evolved?
6:46 - The past year in cybersecurity
8:20 - The next cybersecurity innovation
8:57 - Where quantum computing is going
10:15 - Concerns about encryption data
10:54 - The state of ransomware
12:57 - Cybersecurity supply chain issues
16:18 - Hybrid work cybersecurity
18:42 - The year of cyber insurance
20:35 - DOD directive to close security gaps
22:15 - What would you change in cybersecurity?
25:45 - What would put phishing out of mind?
28:10 - Advice to 2022 cybersecurity students
29:37 - Kudelski Security
30:58 - Blockchain security in 2022
31:57 - Learn more about Kudelski
32:10 - Outro
What does a penetration tester do? | Cybersecurity Career Series
0:00 - Intro
0:26 - What does a penetration tester do?
1:10 - Levels of penetration testers
1:50 - How to become a penetration tester
3:08 - Education needed to be a pentester
3:50 - Skills needed to pentest
4:24 - Common tools of the pentester
5:07 - Training with the tools
5:42 - Job options for pentesters
6:36 - Work duty expectations
7:45 - Can you move to a different role?
9:09 - What can I do to become a pentester?
9:54 - Outro
Weekly career advice
Learn how to break into cybersecurity, build new skills and move up the career ladder. Each week on the Cyber Work Podcast, host Chris Sienko sits down with thought leaders from Carbon Black, IBM, CompTIA and others to discuss the latest cybersecurity workforce trends.
Get the hands-on training you need to learn new cybersecurity skills and keep them relevant. Every other week on Cyber Work Applied, expert Infosec instructors and industry practitioners teach a new skill — and show you how that skill applies to real-world scenarios.
Q&As with industry pros
Have a question about your cybersecurity career? Join our special Cyber Work Live episodes for a Q&A with industry leaders. Get your career questions answered, connect with other industry professionals and take your career to the next level.