Happy Spooktober, Everyone!
This Thursday, October 13th, join us in person in J102, or online on Discord and YouTube!
We will be starting off with out regular news roundup, followed up on some information on how to secure yourself. Then, after our break, we will be unveiling our special guest of the meeting, Mangatas Tondang and their talk on job seeking in InfoSec. See you then!
7:05 News Roundup
7:20 Securing Yourself
7:50 The Job Seeker of Infosec: First Job Hunt Edition – Tas
The Job Seeker of Infosec
First Job Hunt Edition Studying cyber security itself is already hard but something even harder is landing the first job in cyber security. The presenter already had this experience before and want to make sure to ease the pressure for incoming job seeker. The presentation will help the newcomers to see the bigger picture of cyber security and the roles within this big industry. We will be talking about components of a perfect first job in cyber security, choosing the right role for you and knowing what to learn for that role. Followed with the exploring the world of hiring, including the steps of hiring and how to navigate through it, especially in the cyber security industry. The presenter will share tips and tricks based on his experience, on both sides of the hiring table.
Tas graduated from the Sheridan Information Systems Security program in 2018 and is currently a security researcher at Microsoft. Over the past 4 years he worked from different institutions ranging from healthcare all the way to Big 4 consulting companies. He is active in the community where he presented numerous times in international conferences, contributed to numerous open-source security projects and also an active member of 2 security collectives, The DFIR Report and Curated Intelligence.