InfoSec professional advice to university students

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InfoSec professional advice to university students

  1. 1. Obsidis Consortia, Inc. So, you want to become a InfoSec professional? José L. Quiñones-Borrero, BS MCP, MCSA, MCT, CEH, CEI, GCIH, GPEN, RHCSA
  2. 2. What is OC, Inc? • Obsidis Consortia, Inc. [OC, Inc.] is a non-profit organization that promotes security awareness in the community and supports professional development of security professionals, students and enthusiasts in Puerto Rico. OC, Inc. has develop and is supporting initiatives like the Init6 Security User Group, Professional Training & Workshops, Network and Security Systems Simulation Scenarios (Capture the Flag), Security BSides Puerto Rico Conference and a Community Outreach Program.
  3. 3. .. so what do you need? • Formal Education • Skills • Certifications • Community • Experience
  4. 4. Skills • Networking – TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Cisco CLI • Operating Systems – Windows, Linux (Red Hat or Debian), OS X • Virtualization & Cloud – ESXi, Hyper-V, Xen, KVM, Amazon, Rackspace • Services – DNS, HTTP, Mail, Storage
  5. 5. … more skills • Databases – MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL • WebApps – PHP, ASPX • Scripting & Programming – C, C++, .Net – Python, Ruby, Perl – Bash, Powershell, CMD
  6. 6. Vendor Certifications • Microsoft – MCTS, MCITP, MCSA, MCSE • Cisco – CCNA, CCNP • Red Hat – RHCSA, RHCE • Vmware – VCP • Others – Juniper, Fortinet,
  7. 7. … other certs • CompTIA – A+, Network+, Security+, Linux + • EC Council – CEH, CHFI … • SANS Institute – GIAC … • ISC2 – CISSP
  8. 8. Roadmap Area Fundamentals Intermediate Advance Top Managerial Networks Network +, CCNA CCNP CCIE CCAr Windows MTA, MCTS MCITP, MCSA MCSE MCA Linux LPI, Linux + RHCSA RHCE RHCA Development MCTS MCSD Security Security +, GSEC CEH, CHFI, GCIH OSCP, GPEN, GWAP OSCE CISSP, GSEC, Security + Others CSM, CISA PMI
  9. 9. Community • User Groups – Init 6 Security Group – Stratups PR – Python Interest Group • Social Media – Twitter, Google +, Linkedin, “Facebook” • Networking – Student associations, Professional associations (ISA, ISACA, ACFE, ISOC, IEEE)
  10. 10. How to get experience • Do an Internship • Set a Home Lab • Do research and publish it • Capture the Flag Events
  11. 11. Set you own lab • eBay.com – Switches, routers, firewalls • Workstation – 2-4 Cores, 8-16GB RAM, Dual Monitor, RAID 0 HDs • Virtualization – Vmware Workstation or VirtualBox • Reference Books – On everything.
  12. 12. … so, you want to become a InfoSec professional? … learn, practice, share and love it!
  13. 13. Open Discussion … • Q & A • How can we help? • How you can help your selves?
  14. 14. Please visit us to keep in touch … www.ObsidisConsortia.org www.BSidesPR.org https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtpOw0dKOIVJu7JZqHx4oQg https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102771209982001396923 https://facebook.com/obsidisconsortia https://twitter.com/BSidesPR Affiliates: www.TalktoanIT.com www.codefidelio.org www.darkoperator.com

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