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Security Weekly News Episode #150 – September 17, 2021

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1. Soft Skills & Infosec Training Advice From Offensive Security – Wrap Up – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM

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Description

Offensive Security expert Jeremy Miller walks us through his own career progression and training, revealing what it takes to be successful in infosec, especially the soft skills required. He comments on a recent article from TechRepublic entitled, “Don’t forget to evaluate soft skills when hiring for cybersecurity positions.” For those looking to advance their infosec careers, Jeremy will comment on key learning tracks and give concrete examples of job roles available to those who prove themselves through industry certifications as well as other soft skills.

Segment Resources:
https://www.techrepublic.com/article/dont-forget-to-evaluate-soft-skills-when-hiring-for-cybersecurity-positions/

This segment is sponsored by Offensive Security.

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Guest(s)

Jeremy Miller

Jeremy Miller – Product Manager at Offensive Security

Jeremy Miller (harbinger) is Product Manager for Offensive Security. He is an experienced teacher with a demonstrated history of working in the computer and network security industry. His primary skills include public speaking, web vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and leadership. A multi-disciplined professional, he has earned various Offensive Security certifications (OSCP, OSCE, OSWP).

Hosts

DougWhite

Doug White

@dougwhitephd

Professor at Roger Williams University

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