Break into Cybersecurity
“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. ”
Cathy Olieslaeger hosted a panel at the Raleigh InfoSeCon 2023 Conference on October 20, 2023. Her panel guests come from all walks of life and are either students/job seekers, educators or professionals/employers. These slides capture the challenges each face, lessons learned and resources to make one's Journey into Cybersecurity a walk in the park.
Watch this presentation given by Cathy Olieslaeger which breaks down the steps you can take to break into cybersecurity. This was based on lessons learned from her first 10 guests of her podcast called "Journey into Cybersecurity".
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Released August 2021, the Cybersecurity Workforce Training Guide is for current and future federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) staff looking to expand their cybersecurity skills and career options. This Guide helps professionals develop a training plan based on their current skill level and desired career opportunities. With over 100 training resources and certification prep courses, CISA’s new Guide can help cybersecurity professionals of all levels stay current and advance their careers.
The Guide is downloadable, interactive, and meant to work in tandem with the Cyber Career Pathways Tool. For additional cybersecurity training resources, please visit the CISA Cybersecurity Training and Exercises page.
Download the Guide today to start planning your next career move!
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Cybersecurity education starts at home. Compare how you protect your home and all your physical belongings to how you should protect your Internet-based property. Start talking about protecting yourself and your family over the dinner table, and maybe your children will want to join the cyber hero squad. If they are using the Internet for school or have a smart phone, then they should understand the basics on how to be cyber smart.