October 12, 2018

As you may know October is cybersecurity awareness month. Each week has a new theme and this week is about the importance of training our children to be cyber safe and about the various careers in cybersecurity.  I have written several articles about careers in cyberse...

September 5, 2018

I found a really cool web app designed to make writing better and easier and sounds like it would work great for what you guys are doing.

It's called Draft (draftin.com) and it has a ton of cool features that seem like no brainers but have never been done before. It all...

Join Rob and Don as they talk about cybersecurity degree programs that they have taken. Rob will talk about his experiences taking courses at Western Governors University.  WGU offers a unique program that is performance based and different than traditional academic in...

April 27, 2018

Soft Skills are important for any career in cybersecurity and information technology profession.  Without the necessary you may limit your career path and upward mobility.  Employers want technical expertise and the soft skills to effectively communicate the business r...

April 20, 2018

Tim Urban was one of the Keynote speakers at RSA Conference 2018.  He covered a topic most students and professionals have to deal with.   Procrastination!  Here is a link to his blog and his original TED talk.

“From the most-watched TED talk of 2016, Tim...

November 2, 2017

This list is a bit dated but gives you a good idea of the job descriptions and tasks different positions might have.  Most of these job descriptions fit the computer networking technologies degrees.  There are some missing but this is a good place to start.  If you fin...

In this episode of Trainers Underground, Rob, Bryan, and Don talk about career advice that they have been given that really worked for them.  Check out the advice and let us know what advice you have been given that you found useful in the comments below.

October 28, 2017

Far from perfect this was my attempt to combine domains of knowledge or common body of knowledge (CBK) to cover all thing in security.  I do have some sub-points that are out of date like the common criteria etc… But the overall structure I think would still fit all su...

October 25, 2017

My good friend and MCT Andrew Bettany gave a session at MS Ignite this year where he gave some critical career advice.  During his talk he references two books.  He referenced the classic, "Who Moved My Cheese" and Simon Sinek’s book “Start with Why.”  I have a bl...

October 15, 2017

On Thursday of Microsoft Ignite 2017 they had Women in Business & Technology Luncheon.  Here is the recording of that presentation.


"The costs of opting out of negotiating can be very high, from lower salaries to poor work-life balance to exclusion from career a...

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