Presentation on theme: "Richard FitzHugh Needhams 1834. Things I wish I had known..... How much money do I need? Who gives out this money, and for what? What do I need to do."— Presentation transcript:
Richard FitzHugh Needhams 1834
Things I wish I had known..... How much money do I need? Who gives out this money, and for what? What do I need to do to persuade them to give it to me?
How much do you need?
In minerality.... ‘Organically’ Insurance...£5m WHO about 3K a month 65% Oxygen 18% Carbon 10% Hydrogen 3% Nitrogen 1.5% Calcium 1% Phosphorous 0.35% Potassium 0.25% Sulphur 0.15% Sodium 0.15% Chlorine 0.05% Magnesium % Iron % Iodine Trace quantities of fluorine, silicon, manganese, zinc, copper, aluminum, and arsenic. Kidney £12K Cornea £4K Heart £60K Lung £30K Liver £25K Pancreas £70K Blastocysts ?
How Much Are you Actually worth? (ISC workforce study, 17 th Feb) ~ 2 million IS workers worldwide (10% ACR). 680,000 EMEA Who are they? - 19% IT management, 6% CTOs, 3% CISOs, 10~%CIOs - 11% sysads 7% network Admin, 7% programmer After 5 years experience......EMEA: $66,761
What is an Employer looking for? The Kobayashi Maru question : Experience Qualifications (business as well as techie) Ability to Communicate Publications and conferences (evidence of comms skills) Network (e-network) Social events (white hat) Associations Specific Skills...
Getting Experience Network ; attend events (cheap point of entry) Be best mates with a recruitment consultant Volunteer Consult “take the job...find out how to do it” – be agile or big blue? Associate work Work at publications & events Worry about the company, not the salary....
Things to look out for.... Main entry criteria is ownership of £50 a year Articles of association ‘Executive’ is made up of consultants - ‘Secretariat’ is a family member Do not endorse others training/ CPD Annual event is a drinking event, newsletter is an advert Who are the existing members? Dress the guy whose job you want Associations
What are they going to Pay me for? Mobile security & availability DPA/ Privacy/ Bribery ICO FSS Cloud Security ‘Standards’ PCI Business Continuity App testing/security (BI) SCADA security “Humans” & Culture Convergent security Cyber defence.....
How to Succeed Network & Forums - LISTEN!!!!! – where is the industry and who are you? Define your success criteria and stick to it. Get the right experience
Example Aged 22, Masters in Infosec, specialist in pen testing, keen to develop in gaming industry. Aged 24, degree in IT, work experience at major charity, would like to contribute to society. At 23, IS masters, lives in Shetland. Interested in (online) application security. Work at A bank, oil&gas/mining, arms company, animal testing, fags or medicine company. Unless the moral bit is worth £40,000 to you a year by the age of 45.