Careers in Cyber

Does this sound familiar?  You keep seeing headlines about cyber security, about information security, usually when there’s been a loss of passwords or data, sometimes about large fines being levied on companies for poor practice. You’ve heard that there are lots of vacancies in the world of cyber and would like to look at a … Continue reading Careers in Cyber

Choosing your certification

There is a wide range of different security courses available, and a mind-boggling array of certification and acronyms which go with them. This article focusses on three of the most common, highlights the differences between them and provides guidance on how you choose one over the other.  I hold all of these certifications, and I’ve … Continue reading Choosing your certification

Certified Information Systems Security Professional

In November 2015 I attended a week long bootcamp at Firebrand Training in Wyboston,¬†England. From the Sunday to the Saturday thirty or more students sat in the classroom and tried to take in all of the course materials, ready for an exam on the Sunday. The exam itself is computer based, 250 multiple choice questions, … Continue reading Certified Information Systems Security Professional