Cybr Podcast is now available!

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We are excited to announce our New CYBR PODCAST! We launched our first series of career-focused podcast episodes this past week, and we’ve already started interviewing our second round of CIOs and IT Directors so we can share more IT/Cybersec career tips with people.

Cybr’s first series of podcast episodes is perfect for anyone looking to move into the cybersecurity field! Whether you are considering a career transition, have recently graduated with an IT/Cybersec degree and are currently applying for entry-level cybersecurity jobs, or are a current college or high school IT student exploring future career options…. these Cybr Podcast episodes will help you better understand the skills you need to succeed in landing your first cybersecurity job.

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  • Cybr Podcast: Series 1 – Episode 1
    TOPIC: How To Stand Out in a Crowd of Entry-Level Cyber Career Seekers!
    GUEST: Thomas Sweet – VP of Cloud Computing @ GM Financial Services

    If you have your cybersec certification or degree and are STILL seeking your first job in cybersec – but you keep finding that you don’t quite meet the experience requirements needed to land that first entry-level role – listen to this episode!This is a common issue – far more common than you might expect – and people are going to need to GET CREATIVE and THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX to fill the “perceived or real experience gap”… and our Cybr Team and Community of Practice want to help with that!


    You’ll learn how to stand out in the entry-level cybersec crowd with Tom Sweet who has successfully implemented and led training and upskilling programs. In this episode, he shares tips on how to overcome a lack of experience when applying for IT or cybersec jobs, and what skills/technologies to focus on learning. He also shares advice on how to make your resume, experience, and online presence stand out from the crowd, and more. Tons of actionable advice in this episode!

  • Cybr Podcast: Series 1 – Episode 2
    TOPIC: How To Get Started In AppSec for Entry-Level Cyber Career Seekers!
    GUEST: Mike Thompson – Senior Information Security Analyst @ Zen Internet

    One of the questions we get a lot is “what are the steps I need to take in order to learn [insert cybersec topic here]?”.


    Mike details step-by-step how individuals and organizations should get started with securing their applications and getting started in AppSec. Everything from skills to develop and helpful resources, all the way to convincing leadership of its importance and the first steps to take as an organization.

  • Cybr Podcast: Series 1 – Episode 3
    TOPIC: Top Skills to Build as a Beginner in Cybersec!
    GUEST: Bob Salmans – Senior Network Engineer @ The AME Group [at time of interview]

    Bob Salmans has over 25 years of IT experience in various roles, including serving as the Security Team Lead for the AME Group which is an IT Services company, where he leads a team that provides managed security services to their clients.

    In this episode, we talk about top skills to build if you’re a beginner in cybersec looking for entry-level jobs, and we talk about the top technologies that are most critical to learn for aspiring cybersec job candidates. We also talk about overcoming that dreaded “lack of experience” response when applying for jobs, and more!

  • Cybr Podcast: Series 1 – Episode  4
    TOPIC: Entry-level Security Operations Center Roles & Skills!
    GUEST: Bob Salmans – Senior Network Engineer @ The AME Group [at time of interview]

    Bob Salmans, a repeat guest, has led a Security Operations Center (SOC) team with various roles and responsibilities including: threat hunting, pen testing, incident response, security risks assessments, compliance, and training.

    In this episode, he shares what a day in the life of a SOC team looks like, as well as tips, skills, and knowledge to focus on for an entry-level position in a SOC. We also discuss potential career paths once you’ve been in a SOC team, and more.

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