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Friday, October 27 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Breaking into Security

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Are you ready to follow your passion as a Pentester but are unsure of how to switch careers? There are multiple ways to get where you want to go. My colleagues and I want to share our experiences of how we became pentesters even though we all come from different backgrounds. We will touch on the topics of certifications, courses and hobbies that can help you land the job you have always dreamed of!


Tommy Dew

Tommy Dew's background includes incident response, digital forensics and security operations. Tommy worked at Texas A&M University as a security analyst for over two years. Tommy currently holds the Network+ and GCIH certifications.
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Gisela Hinojosa

Security Analyst, Rapid7
Gisela recently decided to follow her passion and made the jump from Software Test Engineer to Security Analyst. Gisela did software testing for 6 years for multiple companies including Dell, NOV and Bracket. Gisela joined the Rapid7's Penetration Testing team as a Security Analyst... Read More →

Friday October 27, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm

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