How to Make the Most of Your Budding Cybersecurity Career
Having a mentor, sponsor or ally can be the key ingredient to a meaningful cybersecurity career. Experts share their advice on how it helped them achieve success.
What Cybersecurity and Traveling Have in Common
Cybersecurity weaves itself through every aspect of our lives: the phone in your pocket, the smart TV in your home, and on and on. And the idea that each of these devices allows you to gain new knowledge is fascinating. It can also be daunting when there is always so much to learn, but in reality, Cybersecurity is just like Traveling! See how.
Podcast: Taking the unconventional career path in cybersecurity
Have your listened to Cisco's Security Stories podcast discussion on cybersecurity careers yet? Catch up on what the episode includes, and learn more about what we took away from our main interview with Curtis Simpson, CISO for Armis.
The Many Roads to a Cybersecurity Career: How These Experts Found Their Way Part 1
There is no singular path into cybersecurity. And that’s not a bad thing. Read this blog to learn more about the wonderful ways cybersecurity professionals ended up in the industry.
Is cybersecurity the right field for you?
Is cybersecurity the right field for you? If you are looking for a career with almost unlimited growth potential, cybersecurity might well be the ideal path for you. The ideal candidate will have a good blend of both tech and soft skills. Companies look for cybersecurity experts who understand the big picture, can simplify concepts to others who may not be as tech-savvy, love to solve puzzles, and are not afraid to ask questions.
Curiosity, Exploration and Community – How I Paved my Own Path to a Cybersecurity Career
I like to say that I didn’t really choose a career in cybersecurity – it chose me. The field naturally suits my personality, which has always been safety conscious. My...
Cisco Takes Exclusivity Out of Cybersecurity
Nearly 30 years ago, I attended the first of what would be hundreds of information security conferences throughout my career. I was astonished to be one of only a handful...
For Women in Cybersecurity, Possibilities are Endless
This blog is the third in a series of posts sharing perspectives from Cisco women in security. Previous blogs featured Michele Guel, Engineer and Chief Security Architect and