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Stories From Cybersecurity: Interview with National Cyber Defense Specialist Jacques Van Zijl a.k.a the PaleEmp1re

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Stories From Cybersecurity: Interview with National Cyber Defense Specialist Jacques Van Zijl a.k.a the PaleEmp1re

  We talked to National Cyber Defense Specialist Jacques Van Zijl a.k.a the PaleEmp1re to learn more about his exciting journey in cybersecurity and get his take on the key issues happening in the industry right now. Let's take a look at Jacques' story. How Did You Get Started in Cybersecurity?  When Did You First Become Interested in IT in General? Like most people, I discovered my core interests at an early age. I was never really a fan of sports, and I was also diagnosed with Autism, which I think shaped what I decided to focus on. With sports out...


Women in Cybersecurity: We Talk to Ethical Hacker Chenny Ren

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Women in Cybersecurity: We Talk to Ethical Hacker Chenny Ren

It's time for more ‘Stories from Cybersecurity’! At MyHackerTech we want to celebrate the diversity in the cybersecurity industry by sharing the inspirational stories of the people in the industry. With the IT security industry booming, many prospective IT professionals are wondering what they need to do to kick start their career.   Today we're looking at Chenny's story.    How did you get started in cybersecurity? When did you first become interested in hacking?   I showed strong interest in technology ever since I was very young. My parents bought our family computer when I was 3 years old in...


Stories From Cybersecurity: We Interview Tim Stover (S1GK1LL17)

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Stories From Cybersecurity: We Interview Tim Stover (S1GK1LL17)

  We touched base with cybersecurity content creator Tim Stover aka @S1GK1LL17, to learn more about his journey in the field and get his take on all things cybersecurity. Tim is also a member of the cybersecurity group Shad0w Synd1cate and a Legacy Advisor for the College of Southern Nevada Cybersecurity Group ( CSN LoLzS3C)   We think the best way to learn more about the industry is to hear the stories of the real people who live it every day. Here's Tim's story.   How did you start in cybersecurity, and how did you get to where you are in your career today?  ...


We Talk to Security Enthusiast Jesse a.k.a arch4n63l52

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We Talk to Security Enthusiast Jesse a.k.a arch4n63l52

For our latest edition of ‘Stories from Cybersecurity’, we talked to aspiring cybersecurity enthusiast, Jesse a.k.a @arch4n63l52.He has been busy teaching himself all things ethical hacking via online course, books in person course.   We are aware that many of our readers are in the same position, and this is where Jesse has something unique to offer.    He also likes to break things and put them together. We asked Arch4n63l52 some questions to pick his brain on all things hacking and cybersecurity. Let's take a look.    What's your journey into cybersecurity?  For me, this started when I was a...


Interview with Samuele Gugliotta [ aka 0x3qt ]

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Interview with Samuele Gugliotta [ aka 0x3qt ]

Despite the threat of death, some people want it in their hearts to become soldiers or policemen, despite the low pay, many feel they want to become teachers. In the IT world, people want to become engineers, game developers, software developers and despite the seeming difficulty, cybersecurity analysts.   In a way, cybersecurity and its related field, which is generally referred to as computer hacking, has a certain appeal amplified mostly by Hollywood features. Hacking holds the promise of thrill, excitement, challenges and ultimately satisfaction when certain systems are cracked.   The processes however are often too technical and complicated...