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Secure Reads: InfoSec Career Hacking
This article is part of the Information Security magazine issue of October 2005
InfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul By Aaron W. Bayles, Ed Brindley, James C. Foster, Chris Hurley and Johnny Long Syngress, www.syngress.com, 441 pages, $39.95 A surprising number of security pros enter the corporate world each year with little to no idea how it works. Drop them at any shell prompt, and they'll quickly master an unfamiliar operating system, but ask them to write an effective rÉsumÉ or plan a meeting, and suddenly they're alone in the dark. InfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul is like a corporate GPS to successfully navigate the hazards of an infosecurity career. @exb InfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul @exe This is a book for geeks, and if that term sounds insulting, find another book. The authors make it no secret that the intended audience revels in their geekdom. Most concepts are expressed in terms calculated to put fledgling light-side hackers at ease, like the "don't trip the sensors" method of blending in with a professional environment; mostly ...
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Financial Services: Christofer Hoff
Telecommunications: Edward Amoroso
Government: Charles McGann
Energy: Richard Jackson
Manufacturing: Hans-Ottmar Beckmann
Health Care: Patrick Heim
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