[Courses] [Careers] Computer Security career path

Julie B joulie at gmail.com
Sat Jan 29 05:58:49 EST 2005

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 11:01:29 -0500, Elwing <elwing at elwing.org> wrote:
> The company was Gemini Security Solutions, a small consulting company
> outside the city.  They specialize in PKI, but do software development,
> documentation development, security audits, and pretty much anything
> that has to do with computer security.  

Do you spend more of your time in the office or out at client sites?
Do you have a specialty or preference for certain kinds of security
work? I ask because security seems to be such a wide-open field with
lots of different flavors, so if someone says "I work in security",
that could mean almost anything.

> Lessons learned:
> 1) Who you know is more important than how you answer job ads.  All but
> one of my positions was obtained via people I knew. Network, Network,
> Network!

What's your strategy for networking?


More information about the Courses mailing list