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ISSA Pre-Professional Virtual Meet-Ups

So, you think you want to work in Cybersecurity? Not sure which way to go? Not sure if you’re doing all you need to do to be successful? 

To help our members who are in the “Pre-Professional” and “Entry” levels of their career, we are introducing a new service to help you sort through what might seem like a maze. This Meet-Up will be focused on cybersecurity internships. Learn from the experts to find out the value of internships and how they can help you launch your cybersecurity career.

Archived episodes of this series can be found on the ISSA YouTube channel

Pre-Professional Virtual Meet-Up Series - 2017 Upcoming Presentations

Future Challenges: Are You Ready?

January 19, 2017
2pm – 3:30pm Eastern

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This discussion will look at the history of security and technology in order to identify what has changed and what hasn’t as well as lessons learned from our past to help prepare forour future. We will review methodologies, technologies, and business practices. Are the challenges really all that different?

Security Across Different Verticals

February 27, 2017
2pm – 1:30pm Eastern

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In this discussion, we will talk about the nuances in each of the verticals (government, healthcare, financial, and communications) including how security differs across verticals,what knowledge is standard, and the different background requirements needed. We will also address the common themes found across the verticals and what skills are transferrable from one industry to another.

A Day in the Life

March 22, 2017
pm – 4:30pm Eastern

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Catch a glimpse at what a day in the life of a security practitioner is really like. From every day tasks to putting out fires, our experts will share their advice for getting into the cyber security field and thriving in a constantly evolving environment.

Navigating Different Career Paths into the Profession

April 27, 2017
11am – 12:30pm Eastern

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Many wonder how to get started in information security, this meetup will talk about the various paths into the profession and the different types of roles within the profession. It’s not just hacking anymore. Information security requires a vast variety of skills to perform all of the functions of the profession. From pen tester to security program manager, learn about the different skillsets needed and what the job is really like. 

Harnessing Social Media to Enhance your Career

May 22, 2017
12pm – 1:30pm Eastern

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Everyone uses Facebook, but that isn’t going to help you enhance your career. We will discuss what vehicles will and how to best use them. Learn about the benefits of using LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social networks to advance your career.

Hacking Games: New Ways of Getting Training

June 20, 2017
2pm – 3:30pm Eastern

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What is the value of participating in hacking games? How do I get into it and what tools and knowledge do I need? This discussion will go over the basics of hacking games and how they can be used to both advance your career and develop your cybersecurity skillset.


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