InfoSec is a zero-sum game; it’s about staving off the inevitable and trying to ensure we can deal with the residual impact in the face of being “survivable” versus being “secure.
There are fifty people applying for a job. Forty nine have great credentials and beautifully standard layouts on their resumes. One resume was hand delivered to the CEO by his best friend, together with a glowing recommendation about a project the applicant did for the friend’s non-profit. Who gets the interview?
Seth’s Blog: The ubiquity of competition was just what I needed to make my point about referrals being the key to getting the next job/gig.
Planning a career at a career fair is a little like looking for a soulmate at a singles’ bar