cybersecurity careers

April 6, 2021

SECURITY

Solving the opportunity divide: Podcast interview with Dr Christine Izuakor

In the latest epsiode of the Security Stories podcast, hear author, CEO and hacker Dr Christine Izuakor share her compelling story, including her switch from the corporate world to start up land. We also chat about the opportunity divide, and how we can make the security field more accessible to more people.

October 27, 2020

SECURITY

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.

October 20, 2020

SECURITY

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.

October 8, 2020

SECURITY

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.

October 6, 2020

SECURITY

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.

October 6, 2020

SECURITY

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.

March 16, 2018

SECURITY

Securing our Future Together

At Cisco's 6th annual Women of Impact conference to encourage and support women in technology, the ‘Securing our Future Together’ panel discussed the need for more women in security.

February 27, 2018

SECURITY

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...

October 23, 2017

SECURITY

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...