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  • 1.  How to get a job in cybersecurity

    Posted 10-04-2022 17:32
    How to get a job in cybersecurity. Coming out in a few days is Francois Guay, Founder of the Canadian Cybersecurity Network and Canadian Cybersecurity Jobs being interviewed by Ian Paterson, CEO of Plurilock.

    Plurilock on LinkedIn: #webinar #cyber #cybersecurity #cyberjobs #cyberawareness #cyberprotection...
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    Plurilock on LinkedIn: #webinar #cyber #cybersecurity #cyberjobs #cyberawareness #cyberprotection...
    Our new Web show, Plurilock Invites, highlights individuals with remarkable cyber-journeys. Episode one will feature the accomplished Francois Guay, founder...
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    Francois Guay
    Founder, Canadian Cybersecurity Network
    Founder, Francois Guay & Associates

  • 2.  RE: How to get a job in cybersecurity

    Posted 10-07-2022 10:10
    Hello Francois,
    I had an opportunity to view your discussion with Ian. I completed a cybersecurity certificate from SAIT in Calgary with a number of O&G talented people.  Everyone in the class has the business and communication skills, plus had the opportunity to earn a few badges from Cisco. No one was landed a position yet in CS in Calgary where the tech industry is growing. I feel that companies who want "talent" do not want anyone under 5 years experience and don't invest in these individuals. I also don't believe there is a lack of talent but rather, the lack of investment in the unexperienced individual.
    When I chat with individuals who have experience, I am reassured that it will happen and that I need to continue achieving certs (How many do I really need without a job?). I believe that employers really need to invest in new grads to ensure an improved CS posture in the future.

    Kevin Hnatiuk