InfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul by Chris HurleyInfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul by Chris Hurley

InfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your Soul

byChris Hurley, Johnny Long, Aaron W Bayles

Paperback | June 26, 2005

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InfoSec Career Hacking starts out by describing the many, different InfoSec careers available including Security Engineer, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Auditor, Security Administrator, Programmer, and Security Program Manager. The particular skills required by each of these jobs will be described in detail, allowing the reader to identify the most appropriate career choice for them.

Next, the book describes how the reader can build his own test laboratory to further enhance his existing skills and begin to learn new skills and techniques. The authors also provide keen insight on how to develop the requisite soft skills to migrate form the hacker to corporate world.

* The InfoSec job market will experience explosive growth over the next five years, and many candidates for these positions will come from thriving, hacker communities

* Teaches these hackers how to build their own test networks to develop their skills to appeal to corporations and government agencies

* Provides specific instructions for developing time, management, and personal skills to build a successful InfoSec career
Chris Hurley is a Senior Penetration Tester in the Washington, DC area. He has more than 10 years of experience performing penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, and general INFOSEC grunt work. He is the founder of the WorldWide WarDrive, a four-year project to assess the security posture of wireless networks deployed througho...
Title:InfoSec Career Hacking: Sell Your Skillz, Not Your SoulFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:June 26, 2005Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1597490113

ISBN - 13:9781597490115

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Table of Contents

Defining InfoSec Jobs; Analyzing Your Skill; Corporate vs. Government Careers; Building Your Own Attack Test Lab; Translating Your Hacking Skills to Career Skills; Selling Your Skills; Applying Your Skills to Your New Job; Problem Solving on the Job; Climbing the Corporate Ladder