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Omar H. Aug 19, 2018 339 views

Information Security Conventions for beginners?

What are some of the best InfoSec cons for people gaining interest in this field?...


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Omar H. Aug 19, 2018 257 views

Best resources for developing in Information Security?

Such as resources for learning specific programming/scripting languages (Python, Perl, bash), sites for knowledge in skills like cryptography, pen-testing, pcap analysis, etc....


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Harry B. Jan 17, 2018 685 views
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Armando T. Nov 29, 2017 614 views

What can I do to prepare and acquire a cyber security internship?

I'm halfway through my first year in my Cyber Security Master's program and I want to take any necessary steps to obtain the experience that I need to acquire a great job after graduation. I've never had any experience with applying to internships, specifically in cyber security and related...

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Gwendolyn F. Sep 02, 2017 619 views

How do I get more information about becoming a Private Investigator/Detective?

I am a Cyber Security Student with Corporate experience in Information Security. I was wondering if the CIA or NSA are the places to look into? criminal-justice information-security cyber-security citi...


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Eric B. Feb 07, 2017 872 views

What is the best path for a student of information technology or related field that wishes to start a career in Information Security?

I am graduating soon, and want to work in Information Security. What certifications, if any, are required/appropriate? Should I get programming work experience before attempting to move into Information Security? Is there any other advice that you can give that might help me break into the...

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a Z. Jul 08, 2016 1526 views

Would it be wise to take AP Calculus to pursue a career in Information Technology?

Hi, I just became a senior in high school and have plans to pursue a career in IT security. I have a choice to take AP Calculus this year. My other options are Business Math or Statistics. Would Calculus be a helpful course to prepare for an IT career? I know it is not a mandatory course to...

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Anne S. Apr 26, 2016 1466 views

How should I figure out what job I should do within cybersecurity?

I'm currently a junior in high school and i'm very intrigued by a career in cyber security because i've been told that this is a really good field to get into, but i'm not exactly sure what job options are available to me within cyber security. I'm thinking about marketing.. but I'm not set on...

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Ivan D. Mar 17, 2014 1991 views

I am interested in Computer Science and Information Security, which one is better to go into?

I have an interest for both CompSci and InfoSec, yet I have this problem: I am interested in both. I am not sure which one to pursue? Can anyone help me answer this? computer-science...