I get a lot of enquiries from wannabes who, as they put it, want to “break into security“. I presume they see it as more interesting than the work they are doing.
The luminaries of our profession, be they CISSPs or people like Marcus Ranum and Bruce Schneier who lack such certifications, all came up the same way that Stephen Northcut did and many of us here did – the long way. And gained the practical experience and understanding of the issues along the way. Continue reading Career Insights from Stephen Northcutt, CEO of SANS