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Learning Security the Hard Way: Going from Student to Professional - Benjamin Carroll BSides Detroit 2016 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Learning Security the Hard Way: Going from Student to Professional
Benjamin Carroll
@taco_pirate

Are you a student in the cyber security field and often find yourself wondering what that transition into industry will be like? Do you feel prepared to take on the challenges of a real blue team? The answer is no, you aren't; and I'll tell you why. As well as what you need to do to prepare yourself.

Benjamin is an employee at a large utility in Michigan. Starting from modding Xbox's at a young age, building websites in his free time, and hacking people for fun, he finally found himself in cyber security. He is now an advocate for cyber security education, as well as educating himself in every aspect of information security.

Security researcher | In-vehicle security engineer | A dedicated security analyst with comprehensive data and telecommunications experience, experienced in SIEM, vulnerability management, security testing and compliance, with expertise in data network security analysis and wireless security. Technically savvy and adept at solving networking, electronics and computer technology problems. And is effective at training technical and non-technical personnel.

Are you a student in the cyber security field and often find yourself wondering what that transition into industry will be like? Do you feel prepared to take on the challenges of a real blue team? The answer is no, you aren't; and I'll tell you why. As well as what you need to do to prepare yourself.

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