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.
Understanding ways to boost your confidence can help you succeed in life. Here ZeroTrail shares some tips that can help with boosting your confidence during the NCL Games.
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. In this blog, WebWitch offers up some advice on how to be an effective and supportive mentor.
In Part 2 of this series, WebWitch teaches us about what language to look for in job offer documents when it comes to being compensated for your work.
(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!
By FiFi aka "ZeroTrail"
A survey of IT decisionmakers revealed that soft skills are in high demand(*). Every job you've had in the past is therefore precious, because you gained soft skills from it that you can transfer to a position in cybersecurity. ZeroTrail made the switch and shows you how to boost your résumé and get hired by recognizing the value of your non-tech skills.
Last year, the National Cyber League and CompTIA announced that they were teaming up. MistressVen0m answers the most common questions we've received about this partnership: Who is CompTIA? How does this affect players and coaches? What's this we hear about a CompTIA student membership? And last, but not least, will there be prizes??? (YES!)
By David Zeichick
Ever wonder what path you should take to get a job in Cyber Security? Two-year or four-year degree? Certificate? What to major in? David endeavors to give you enough information to choose the path which is best for you. We're also interested in your experiences—please tell us what your journey has been like in the comments!
Taisa played her first season of NCL entirely from a browser-only device and shares her top resources and tricks for competing in less-than-ideal circumstances. Even if you've got Kali running as a VM, low-tech and browser-based tools can be a great way to check your work, troubleshoot your process, or collaborate with teammates in the cloud.
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.