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October 28, 2022

Cybersecurity Career Paths: Webinar Recording and Resources

Wondering what’s next for your career in cybersecurity? Watch this webinar featuring insights from knowledgeable panel: 

  • Lauren Zink: Manager of Security Culture, Awareness & Training at Indeed
  • Jana Moore: Chief Information Security Officer North America at Belron International
  • Amy Scites: Senior Engineer, Information Security & Risk, at Cardinal Health
  • Katherine Salazar: Senior Cybersecurity Analyst at Fintech Payments and Board member for Women in Cybersecurity

You’ll learn how they got started and get answers to some key questions, such as “Do I need a degree or special certifications to go into cybersecurity?” (Not necessarily.) “I have a degree in education or psychology; can I have a career in cybersecurity?” (Absolutely!) And “I don’t have all the qualifications listed in the job description; what should I do?” (Apply anyway!)

Learn more by watching the webinar recording and checking out the resources below. 


And here are some helpful resources from our panel. 

What's the best advice you've received in your career? 

  • Deficiencies in an organization can be viewed as "fun challenges" and "opportunities" - Helen Patton
  • Stay humble and pay it forward – Connie Matthews 
  • Have an Open Mind – Dr. Mansur Hasib

What advice would you give someone starting out in cybersecurity? 

  • Research what path you’d like to go down; use tools like NIST Workforce Framework
  • Become obsessed: listen to podcasts, read books, read articles, write blogs, do research, join associations and integrate it into every part of your life
  • Find multiple mentors and schedule meetings with them on a regular basis
  • Volunteer

Cybersecurity Certification Resources

Security Associations and Resources: USA

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