This is a presentation I have delivered to under graduate students who are interested in cyber security and want to know the strategy to get into cyber security by preparing themselves while studying their under graduation.
12+ years of experience in IT.
Worked in Zoho, Netsurion, Trustwave and BT
Experience in following areas of Cybersecurity
Product/Solution Designing & Implementing
Consultant/Presales & Support
CyberSec Roles – Security Architect
Designing security solutions and framework
Identify new security requirements
Tune existing security controls
Closing the gaps
CyberSec Roles – Forensics Analyst
Recover and examine evidence
Prepare reports based on evidence
Work with law enforcement
Maintain chain of custody
CyberSec Roles – Security Auditor
Ensuring organization are adhering rules.
Assess the security risks and report it.
Recommends standards and practices.
Work with top management for remediation measures.
CyberSec Roles – CISO
Top management role in cyber security.
Heads all department in security and decision maker.
Identifies security objectives and metrics.
Managing Incident Response plan.
Networking, OS, Cryptography
Decide between security analyst/ penetration tester.
• Big data analysis
• SIEM - Splunk, Qradar, ArcSight
• Know the tools
Getting started (contd.)
US Department of Homeland Security
Open Security Training
Sans Cyber Aces Online
Make a plan.
Set up a lab and start experimenting.
Effective use of LinkedIn, Twitter, Blog.
Start planning a cyber sec final year project.
One more thing
Stop using one password for multiple accounts.
Start using a password manager. (Bitwarden, Keepass)
Enable 2FA wherever available.
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