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stevenmaske commented Dec 30, 2016

I attempted a similar list earlier this year but included a bit of a narrative for each:
http://www.securityramblings.com/2016/01/breaking-into-security-compendium.html
(there may be some that you did not include in your list)

I also wrote a blog post on Education in InfoSec back in 2014:
http://www.securityramblings.com/2014/06/education-infosec.html
(it's not exactly a "Breaking into InfoSec" post but those looking to begin a career in our industry may find it relevant)

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mubix commented Jan 2, 2017

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femaven commented Jan 2, 2017

Adding gradiuscypher's https://github.com/gradiuscypher/infosec_getting_started

Includes podcasts, training, tools, etc

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femaven commented Jan 2, 2017

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kfosaaen commented Jan 6, 2017

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ethicalhack3r commented Jan 18, 2017

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mubix commented Jun 2, 2017

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jcran commented Jun 26, 2017

Thanks for maintaining this list, here's a recently-resurrected version of mine: https://jonathancran.com/2017/06/19/getting-started-with-information-security/

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mubix commented Aug 6, 2017

Sorry for falling behind on this list, updating now. Thanks for the updates @jcran, @ethicalhack3r, @kfosaaen, @femaven, @stevenmaske

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anantshri commented Aug 10, 2017

My take on similar lines. Presentation which i generally give to college going students:
https://www.slideshare.net/anantshri/career-in-information-security

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benjaminxscott commented Aug 19, 2017

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m-s-sripati commented Sep 3, 2017

Just want to thank everyone for this list. Someday, I will definitely return the favor!

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0xdeadbeefJERKY commented Sep 14, 2017

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hakluke commented Sep 22, 2017

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ismummy commented Jan 10, 2018

Thanks for this list...I'll make this my 2018 point of focus.

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maramSalamouny commented Nov 12, 2018

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coffeewithayman commented Nov 30, 2018

How about the Getting Into Infosec Podcast?

http://gettingintoinfosec.com

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coffeewithayman commented Dec 6, 2018

I also recommend adding the DIY Education in Cyber Security talk by Kelly Shortridge. IMHO, one of the best summaries I have seen. Eerily similar to what I tell students all the time.

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ehsahil commented Nov 19, 2019

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security-prince commented May 15, 2020

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JonZeolla commented Apr 11, 2021

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