Career

Developing your Career in IT Security


Keynote Hall October 18, 2016 2:55 pm - 5:00 pm Feedback   

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Adrien de Beaupré
Brian Bourne
Laura Payne
Mike Murray

2:55 to 3pm: Introduction (Brian Bourne)

3 to 4pm: Career Panel

Panel Session: Developing Your Career in IT Security

The IT security industry continues to rapidly evolve.  With this rate of change comes both opportunity and challenges.  There are more areas of specialization and more types of employers to apply them to.  Come to what will certainly be a spirited and exciting panel session on how very different segments of the industry are viewing the type of talent they want gain, train and retain.  Whether you are looking for your first job, changing careers or an industry veteran looking for career development, this session is for you.

Be sure to click on each panel member to learn more about them.

Brian Bourne – SecTor Co-Founder, will moderate the panel.  Brian will also discuss how to best engage with the local IT security community.

Adrien de Beaupre – SANS Representative, will provide a perspective on continuing professional education and certifications.

Laura Payne – Senior Information Security Advisor at BMO, will provide the perspective of careers in large enterprise.

Mike Murray – VP Security Research at Lookout, will provide the perspective of working in research and product development.  Mike has spent most of his career leading research and engineering teams.

4 to 5pm: Career Networking

Numerous community members, industry luminaries and vendors will be on hand to answer your questions and provide advice on building your IT career.