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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...


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...