30 Answered Questions for the topic Career

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03/02/22

Should I accept a job that's not as structured (from reviews) but a better salary or stay with the current one I'm with (that's structured) but be paid less?

Recently got a job offer from a company that has a better pay rate. The only downfall is there are no benefits and I have to use my own laptop. With my current company, I'm with a structured MSP... more

02/05/22

I don't know what to do

Hi, I am an international student finishing IGCSE this year.I used to work hard and my grades were good. But since covid-19 appeared, my grades are falling. I had a hard time focusing to study.I... more

Career Development

What are the top career development tools needed in 2021 to enhance your career?

10/13/19

Professional internet job assistance.....???

I feel like there is a real term for what I am looking for but I am not sure what it is so I'm going to try my best to describe what I mean. A lot of people these days are making money lots of... more

05/25/19

Cyber security specialist vs. consultant vs. architect?

I have a general understand of these 3 roles, but no working experience (actually I work in security R&D). For example (I know some details may vary in different companies): [Specialist] -... more

Career path: Is going for PMP along with having a rich experience in the InfoSec field a good career move?

I think the title pretty says it all. Do you think that if one has experience in implementations of security and network solutions, and then gets to become a PMP, will that be an added value to... more

How can I increase my hourly pay as a software developer?

I am a PHP developer with 3 yrs experience and got exposure in Joomla, CodeIgniter. What should be my hourly pay in U.S. and what should I do to increase it with a steady curve? Thanks.

Working at same place 2 years & my colleagues got a salary increase but I didn't. Should I ask my boss why?

I have worked at a doctors practice for two years. Some of my collegues have made a year working in this practice, but they have increased their salary. I didn't get an increase when they... more

Do the skills of a software developer transfer well into working in computer security or white hat hacking?

I am conflicted. I want to become a software developer but I am also interested in the networking side of things… Is software development and network security 2 whole different beasts? If they are,... more

Is it possible to do research in both Computer Architecture and Security?

I just finished with my MSc in Computer Science and Engineering (Security study-line) with a thesis on cache timing attacks on virtualized environments. I also have an MEng in Electronic and... more

Fresh Graduate Going into Penetration Testing?

As a fresh graduate I'm wondering what my chances are of joining a great pen-testing group. Is there a risk that a career in pen-testing may one day not be needed? If so, how applicable will skills... more

How to start my first project?

I'm going to manage my first project that is really a small stream of an even greater project, and my boss said that I could make my own schedule and plans etc.I have a couple of questions, I need... more

Best way to start investing, for a young person just starting their career?

I am young, just started my career, and looking to begin investing so I can make my money work for me. I'm still living like I did in college (occasional purchase on myself, but most of it goes... more

High-risk investing is better for the young? Why?

I have heard statements such as the question's time. Basically, it's a financial motto: "If you're young, take on more risk." I don't really understand it. I figured risk-tasking is a... more

Information Security Career tracks - Academically vs. IT certifications?

I will try to be as straightforward as possible here. I am currently working as a security integrator at an integration company. I work with products of vendors like Check Point, Cisco, Juniper,... more

What are my options for a career switch into IT Security?

I am currently working as a Software/Web Developer with around eight years experience, however I have always had an interest in IT Security and am now hoping to move my career in this direction. I... more

What to do when a job offer is made but with a salary less than what was asked for?

I got a job offer this morning from a place I interviewed at yesterday for a front end developer position in nyc. I told them my salary expectation is 75k in the email to which they responded to... more

04/11/19

How can I prepare for a career in instruction writing and editing?

To technical background authors (e.g. Isaac Rabinovitch) who would possibly work in teams with non-technically trained writers:How can I prepare myself to be able to do what you do? How can I... more

Should a high-school student invest their (relative meager) savings?

I am a high school student, I don't really have much money, between one and two grand in my savings account. However, I have friends who are investing in both penny stocks and stocks. I do not... more

SANS Forensic Course -worth it?

I'm a Security Student at Pennsylvania State University and I am considering taking FOR408 through SANS this summer in Pittsburgh (not far from my home). I really want this to help me stand out in... more

04/02/19

Good at investing - how to turn this into a job?

I'm 34 years old. Twelve years ago, I got a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, and have been working as a computer programmer more-or-less continuously since then. I also have been investing... more

Responsibilities as a Junior Information Security Analyst?

Tomorrow will be my first day as a new Junior Information Security Analyst, and I'm nervous and excited at the same time. I want to apologize if this is the wrong place to ask such questions, but... more

03/27/19

Freelance security work?

What types of jobs within IT security lend themselves best to freelancing or working remotely, as opposed to being a standard office job?

03/19/19

Career advice - Is it possible to get a security job without formal education? What can compensate for the lack of it?

Context: I am twenty and I am a high school dropout. I have a basic working knowledge of software development, penetration testing, vulnerability research, reverse engineering and exploit... more

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