Getting an Information Security Job For Dummies

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Get prepared for your Information Security job search! Do you want to equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to succeed in the Information Security job market? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Packed with the latest and most effective strategies for landing a lucrative job in this popular and quickly-growing field, Getting an Information Security Job For Dummies provides no-nonsense guidance on everything you need to get ahead of the competition and launch yourself into your dream job as an Information Security (IS) guru. Inside, you’ll discover the fascinating history, projected future, and current applications/issues in the IS field. Next, you’ll get up to speed on the general educational concepts you’ll be exposed to while earning your analyst certification and the technical requirements for obtaining an IS position. Finally, learn how to set yourself up for job hunting success with trusted and supportive guidance on creating a winning resume, gaining attention with your cover letter, following up after an initial interview, and much more.

  • Covers the certifications needed for various jobs in the Information Security field
  • Offers guidance on writing an attention-getting resume
  • Provides access to helpful videos, along with other online bonus materials
  • Offers advice on branding yourself and securing your future in Information Security If you’re a student, recent graduate, or professional looking to break into the field of Information Security, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.

Table of Contents

Part I So You Want to Be an InfoSec Professional
Chapter 1 Securing Your Future in Information Security
Chapter 2 Understanding InfoSec Roles: One Day in the Life
Chapter 3 Exploring Current Issues in Information Security

Part II Having the Right Stuff
Chapter 4 Education, Training, and Certifications
Chapter 5 Key Technology Concepts
Chapter 6 Key Management Concepts

Part III Finding a Job with the Right Organization
Chapter 7 Life as a Security Consultant
Chapter 8 Working for a Security Vendor
Chapter 9 Working as an In-House Security Professional
Chapter 10 Serving in the Public Sector or Academia

Part IV Getting Hired!
Chapter 11 Branding Yourself for Your Dream Career
Chapter 12 Creating a Winning Resume
Chapter 13 Getting Attention with Your Cover Letter
Chapter 14 The Interview: Bringing Your Resume to Life
Chapter 15 After the Interview

Part V The Part of Tens
Chapter 16 Ten Organizations for InfoSec Professionals
Chapter 17 Ten Security Resources to Help You Stay Current
Chapter 18 Ten Essential Security References
Chapter 19 Ten Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

Book Details

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  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015-03-09
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1119002818
  • ISBN-13: 9781119002819

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