A good friend and colleague of mine and I had a conversation today about the video "InterView - Attitude is everything - Film By Nithesh". WARNING: There is NSFW (Not Safe For Work) language in the video. In the video, an interviewer is looking for a candidate to fill a role. The interesting bit is why... Continue Reading →
The Dunning-Kruger Effect
Since my Imposter Syndrome Feelings talk at BSidesNOVA (video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls-dnpeKRR0) was 25 minutes, I had to remove some content from what I needed to present. One thing I omitted was the Dunning-Kruger Effect. A Summary David Dunning and Justin Kruger conducted a study of college students in 1999. They found that people "tend to hold... Continue Reading →
Just a quick blurb that I've started a Github project called Offensive Interviews. The goal of this project is to open source many interview questions that can be used to screen offensive infosec practitioners (i.e., pentesters/red teamers). It is a collection of questions and scenarios that you can use to help screen candidates. Of course,... Continue Reading →
Infosec Resumes: What do employers care about?
Ever wonder what hiring managers look for in "good" resumes? While I cannot speak for my employers, I can say that there are certain pieces of resumes that I care more (or less) about when I review them. Who I usually am looking to hire people that are computer-savvy. The positions I need filled are... Continue Reading →