I now have some limited appointments for career counseling and resume discussion open for sign-ups. These sessions are free for college students and current enlisted military, and tip-what-you can for everyone else, if you feel my help was meaningful. You can sign up here: https://calendly.com/lesleycarhart Keep in mind that I can only review North American… Read More Career Counseling Office Hours!
Lesley, I am having the hardest time getting my foot in the door in an investigative role. I have spent almost 4 years at the same job, in the same role, and cannot find a way to transition out of the operations side of the house. I went into operations with the intent of doing… Read More Ask Lesley: From Ops to DFIR, a Tough Transition
For the past decade, I have listened to a number of stories from a minority of cybersecurity professionals I talk to about unbelievably hostile and abusive workplaces. More insidious to me, are the workplaces that “pass” as okay on paper, but are continually undermining, failing, and gaslighting their junior employees. Unfortunately, it’s often harder for junior people to judge that they are not being treated fairly than in cases of extreme abuse.… Read More About Cybersecurity Management and Expectations
A brief vlog on stylistic and content problems I see on resumes at clinics and from candidates.… Read More Infosec Resume No-Nos [VLOG]
Thanks for another wonderful week of submissions to my “Ask Lesley” advice form. Today, we’ll discuss digital forensics methodology, security awareness, career paths, and hostile workplaces. Dear Lesley, I’m a recent female college graduate that didn’t study computer science but is working in technical support at a software company. The more I learn about… Read More Ask Lesley InfoSec Advice Column: 2017-01-30