Breaking In

Are you looking to land your first job in cyber security? With so many different roles and organizations looking for to fill open security roles, there are many different paths into the field. So, how do you take your unique background, passion, and interests to land your first job?

Hack Your Cyber Career focuses on providing resources to help you break in; getting your first job in the field and then growing from there. This site is not going to get you another certification to put on your resume; it's not going to teach you the basics of technical skills; these will change soon anyway. The goal here is to develop the soft skills that make up a successful career; this includes all of the skills that act as the undercurrent to your success, such as: 

  • Communication
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Writing
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Branding yourself with a good resume, LinkedIn profile, and cover letter
  • Planning and strategy

To get you started, we have plenty of free resources on the blog and if you want dedicated 1:1 coaching that's also available to meet you where you're at. This page is and the site as a whole is going to be under active construction as I add more material. So be sure to sign up with your email below for regular updates!

You may also enjoy the Coffee With A Splash Of Cyber educational series which is intended to provide people at any stage of their cyber security careers with quick, self-contained security challenges to learn by doing.