First Jobs in Cybersecurity: The Analyst Role – Joshua Copeland – ESW #247
There are tons of cybersecurity job openings for folks with 3-5 years of experience, but where are the junior roles? How are people getting their initial 3-5 years in? Josh and the ESW hosts discuss the finer points and challenges of breaking into InfoSec via the analyst path.
- As mentors: where do we struggle with our mentees?
- There are a million certs and degree programs - which are worth the time and money?
- How can folks learn and hone cybersecurity skills prior to getting a job in InfoSec?
We've even included a handy cheat sheet full of recommendations and resources: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Starting-a-Cybersecurity-Career-Cheat-Sheet.pdf
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Josh has 20+ years working in the IT/Cybersecurity space. He retired from the United States Air Force in 2018 and has working in the Federal, SLTT, and Commercial space specializing in Security and Cloud. He is currently a SOC Director within AT&T’s Consulting division.