In part 3 of this series, WebWitch discusses the types of benefits you should be looking for in an offer letter and how to understand what they all mean.
In cybersecurity, a mentor/mentee relationship can be immensely important to the professional growth and development of both parties. However, taking on your first mentee can be intimidating, especially if you don't already know the value of listening vs. advising, what to do when you don't know the answers, the importance of following through, or how to communicate expectations and boundaries. Let WebWitch mentor you on how to be a reliable resource for younger professionals!
(Second in a five-part series.)
Did you know that staying in touch with your NCL teammates can have benefits to your future income? In Part 2 of Landing a Job and Getting Paid Well for It, WebWitch talks about getting compensated for your work — what to look for in contract language, bonus structures, paths for promotion, and the ubiquitous "non-compete clause."
(First in a five-part series.)
WebWitch has learned many hard job-hunting lessons and has also been fortunate to find mentors along the way. In a position to mentor now, WebWitch demonstrates how to navigate the minefield of spin in cleverly-worded job postings by firing back with cleverly-worded questions in your interviews!
WebWitch examines the reemergence of HTTP Request Smuggling as an allegory for the dangers of making assumptions about older programs and protocols when the cybersecurity landscape is constantly shifting. Their perspective on research topics in cybersecurity (and the Oxford comma) will help you start thinking like a seasoned professional.
At the end of the Preseason Game, players are sorted into one of four Brackets: Gold, Silver, Bronze, or Pewter. How does that impact you? WebWitch explains the differences and similarities between the Brackets and how they affect your experience as a player.
As a proper supervillain, EVIL WebWitch must be silent NO LONGER and now tells you all the reasons you SHOULD NOT play in the NCL Games.
Are you honoring your limits? Do you know when to say no? What's a good rule of thumb for how to treat yourself? WebWitch casts an introspection spell to help you meditate on your own habits.