Information Security jobs are on the rise and lots of people are trying to get their foot in the door. I recently stumbled across an article outlining the path a current Information Security employee took to get where he is now and I wanted to share his top points with you!
1. Be Passionate
He states that the field is so demanding that you’ll be miserable if you aren’t passionate.
2. Get Experiences in the IT Field
He says it doesn’t have to be anything extravagant but having this experience will help you on your journey.
3. Learn a Programming Language & Look at Certifications
This will help show your passion outside of work and your willingness to learn.
Find out anything you can about the field. Ask questions. Pick the brains of the professionals.
Not everyone’s journey will be the same but it’s always nice to have a roadmap to help guide you. Check out the original post to see an in depth explanation to each tip here.
Warning: the original article does have some explicit language but the information is very helpful!