Security BSides London, the UK’s biggest community-driven infosec conference is happy to announce its 8th iteration open to all regardless of background, skill level, income or job-title.  
  • Doors to the main event open at 8.30am with talks starting at 9am on 6 June 2018
  • Workshops will be held on 5 June 2018 starting at 10am; Pre-registration is required
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Wednesday, June 6 • 14:00 - 14:45
Learning The Ropes : Breaking into the Industry

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For a lot of people, the industry of security is very exciting and there's always so many talks about how there's a skills shortage, we need more people! Well I saw the opportunity a few years ago and wrote a primer book on helping folks get into the industry, however 3400 copies later I've learned a lot more via reader feedback and want to give back some more to the community.

So with that said, this talk will take you on a journey of how I and many of my friends/followers/colleagues got into the industry, it will discuss the best ways to land your first job and how to effectively keep up with an ever-evolving landscape. It won't be a super technical talk but will touch on some technicalities  of how to get through x and y.

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Andy Gill

Pen Test Partners
I am an old school hacker at heart, who's always been interested in taking things apart and sometimes even putting them together again(in-fact he spent a good 5 years in computer repair and data recovery). As my day job I  work as a senior penetration tester but in my nights I can... Read More →

Wednesday June 6, 2018 14:00 - 14:45 BST
Track 3 (upstairs) ILEC Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road London SW6 1UD