[SATLUG] Building a profitable IT future

Garrett Heaton gbear14275 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 19:33:39 CDT 2014


If you have chops I'd also recommend taking some assessments at
https://trueability.com/

Clearance helps significantly for cyber security positions (basically
mandatory).

Stop by the SAHA (San Antonio Hackers Association) meeting I mentioned and
I can make some introductions.


On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Garrett Heaton <gbear14275 at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://iase.disa.mil/eta/iawip/content_pages/iabaseline.html
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> Lot's of options in DoD here in San Antonio.
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> On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Joe <null.div.zero at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> All,
>>      I've been working in a fast growing company for just short of 3 yrs.
>> Having started small, we've kept 2 to 3 IT staff to do everything from
>> pulling wire to setting up Exchange servers.  It's been fast paced and
>> I've
>> learned a lot.  But, I don't what to be stuck at the Help Desk for life.
>>  I
>> see a lot of cyber security positions online, but, I'm not sure what to
>> think of that.  I don't have any Certs.  But, I've decided to get one,
>> with
>> the expectation that specialization will get me to profitable position
>> that
>> doesn't wear on me the way help desk does.  My most likely candidates are
>> Network + and / or Security +.  So what do you think?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,  for your input!
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