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Women in Cybersecurity: Interview with Lauren Trujillo

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Women in Cybersecurity: Interview with Lauren Trujillo

Next up in our Stories From Cybersecurity series, we have an interview with Lauren Trujillo, Global Security Alliances Manager at Lumen Technologies (formally CenturyLink) As passionate and outspoken ethical hacking proponents ourselves, we were excited to learn more about Lauren's journey into cybersecurity. Let's take a look.   How did you start in IT and how did you get to where you are in your career today?   A career in IT was never on my radar. I started my career journey in Graphic Design and Marketing. First owning my own business that developed success on a national level and...


We Talk to Security Enthusiast and YouTuber Pat (Aka InfoSec Pat)!

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We Talk to Security Enthusiast and YouTuber Pat (Aka InfoSec Pat)!

   If you've been following our infosec stories for a while, then you know what we're about. For those that don't know, we like to interview people in the infosec and tech fields to highlight the varied experiences of people in the field.  The Cybersecurity industry is in dire need of new professionals to help us fight the ever-growing number of hackers out there.   Aspiring ethical hackers and IT professionals are often confused about how to get their foot in the door, what a path to the industry looks like, or what the industry looks like from the inside....


Stories From Cybersecurity: Interview with Daniel a.k.a code_byter

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Stories From Cybersecurity: Interview with Daniel a.k.a code_byter

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.   No two stories are exactly the same and people come to the industry from a multitude of backgrounds. Here we want to highlight the potential routes into the industry, as well as share advice to help prospective security professionals along their journey. Today we're listening to Daniel's story.   When did you first become...


Max aka s.1.l.k.y Shares His Story: “Think outside the box, be creative”

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Max aka s.1.l.k.y Shares His Story: “Think outside the box, be creative”

 We're back with another personal story from the infosec industry! This week we talked Max aka s.1.l.k.y.  We find it important to share these stories because cybersecurity is a growing field with lots of potential for newcomers, but many aspiring ethical hackers are lacking in direction. Let's take a look at Max's story.   How did you get started in cybersecurity?   Funny story, my stepfather always restricted my Wi-Fi time when I was like 13 years old.  I have found a way to bypass his restrictions multiple times. Of course, he fixed the issues every time, he noticed I...


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...