Let Jobs Find You With LinkedIn – Part 1

Having trouble finding a job in Information Technology or Cybersecurity?  You may be doing it wrong.  Once you have a fully developed LinkedIn profile, jobs should be finding you.

Having a well developed profile on social network sites seems like a hassle, and if you are avoiding the social scene, LinkedIn needs to be an exception.  Especially if you are sending resumes to ...

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Stages of a Career in Technology and Cybersecurity – Part 1

As it happens I have had a wonderful 20 year career in Information technology and cybersecurity, and the career continues with new adventures.   While thinking about my IT career, I came to see it as a succession of steps.

For people just starting an IT or cybersecurity career, especially students in high school and college, your teachers and professors will place a lot of emphasis on planning your career and work ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


DevSecOps tutorial: What is it, and how can it improve application security?

Dr. David Brumley, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and CEO of ForAllSecure, explains what DevSecOps is and how companies can use it to improve application security by designing security in from the start.  Read interview…


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Learning How to Install, Configure, Maintain, and Repair a Computer

Today I am continuing the thread I started last week about breaking into information technology and cybersecurity as a career.  Let’s begin at the beginning.  No matter where you end up in your career, you can expect to start in an entry level position in a repair center, help desk, or desk side support team.  To be qualified for this position you need to know how to install, configure, maintain, and ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


GoDaddy – “unauthorized individual” had access to login info

Web hosting behemoth GoDaddy just filed a data breach notification with the US state of California.

On May 4, 2020, GoDaddy, one of the world’s largest website hosting providers, disclosed that the SSH credentials of approximately 28,000 GoDaddy hosting accounts were compromised by an unauthorized attacker.

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