VetSec Announces New eLearnSecurity Winners!

eLearnSecurity

One week ago we were able to announce our partnership with the amazing team at eLearnSecurity. The eLearnSecurity team offered ten VetSec members access to their PTS course. This provided a unique opportunity for our members to grow and one we are very thankful for. Our PTS winners have been working hard and enjoying the course! This…

Howto: Getting started with LinkedIn

Introduction This is a howto guide on how to look for work on LinkedIn and is a written summary of the presentation that I gave at VetSecConJr on April 18, 2020. The community asked that I write this in order to make it persistent for all veterans to read and follow as a guide. My…

VeteranSec Announces Partnership with eLearnSecurity

VetSec is extremely excited to announce a partnership today with eLearnSecurity. In line with the mission of our non-profit to provide free or reduced training to our veterans or transitioning military, eLearnSecurity has graciously extended their Penetration Testing Student (PTS) course to 10 of our members. Over the following weeks, these VetSec members will be…

“…because I stood on the shoulders of giants”

Since making the switch from an Army Transportation Officer to a Supply Chain Management in the private sector and now working in Information/Cyber Security, I've done a lot of learning. Often, I am asked how I did it. Typically, I respond with the most hated two words in any language on the planet earth: hard…

How I Landed My First InfoSec Job in a Competitive Market: Advice and Takeaways

Introduction: Hello! I'm writing this article to share my experiences in finding my first job in cyber security. More specifically, my first job in penetration testing. I wanted to share my experiences in hopes of motivating others who want to come into the cyber security field or already are applying to jobs in the field,…