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Info Security Jobs Article Features INI Director

March 17, 2010

The five deadly sins of job seekers are detailed in an article on the Bank Info Security Magazine website, featuring an interview with Dena Haritos Tsamitis, Director of the Information Networking Institute. An excerpt from the article follows:

With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years and competition dense for open positions, the pressure is on for job seekers to have flawless interview skills - especially within information security.

Information security is to some extent unique, and so are the people attracted to the profession. "This requires a whole different breed of professionals who need to have the utmost integrity and passion to endlessly keep going and manage the risks properly," says Dena Haritos Tsamitis, director of education, training and outreach at Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab. "It takes many different security specialists to get things secure enough, and hiring the right individual ultimately makes all the difference." But to secure that ideal job, information security hopefuls first need to first learn what not to do in job interviews. Continue to the article, "5 Deadly Sins of Job Seekers"