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Other Finding IT Security Jobs?

Discussion in 'General' started by airchie, 19 Nov 2008.

  1. airchie

    airchie What's a Dremel?

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    I've been thinking I fancy a career in IT security.

    Not sure where to start looking though.
    Any suggestions from you lot?

    I'll be doing the usual google searches later on when I'm not at work.
    Just wondered if anyone knew of any big names in IT security I could look into?
    Any other pointers or suggestions would be welcomed.

    TIA. :)
     
  2. UrbanMarine

    UrbanMarine Government Prostitute

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    If you lived in the states you could find dozens of Federal IT security jobs. www.usajobs.com
     
  3. yodasarmpit

    yodasarmpit No longer the other Brett.

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    Most of the bigger companies maintain their own in house IT departments.
    Where I work, BSkyB we have an IT department of several hundred people, that's made up of developers, analysts, service desk, desktop support, and security.

    Another sector to consider would be Banking, even with the economy in the crapper they still have maintain their IT/IS departments.
     
  4. Rum&Coke

    Rum&Coke What's a Dremel?

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    The biggest employers of IT Security are probably the Government (MOD) and IT-Centric companies (Cisco/Siemens)
     
  5. fantastic dan

    fantastic dan Minimodder

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    Your likely going to need to do some work as a sys admin/network technichian first. Plus something like a CISSP is going to help you a lot here.
     
  6. Glider

    Glider /dev/null

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    The biggest IT security employer is defiantly (and without any doubt) the financial sector...
     
  7. Rocket733

    Rocket733 Austerity - It's the only way

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    If you're interested in consulting all the major players have a security/risk division which address IT related security aspects. Some examples of the international consulting companies that have security divisions includes IBM Global Services, Accenture, Deloitte Consulting, etc.
     

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