Sept 15th @ StMU: The Alamo ISSA Chapter presentation focuses on cybersecurity careers

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More information: Alamo-ISSA’s mission is to enhance the education and expand the knowledge and skills of its members in the interrelated fields of information systems and data processing; to encourage a free exchange of information security techniques, approaches, and problem solving; and to communicate to management and systems and information processing professionals the importance of establishing the controls necessary to ensure the security of information processing resources.


Presentation abstract: 

The Alamo ISSA Chapter presentation focuses on cybersecurity careers: 

  • What is cybersecurity? 
  • Why choose cybersecurity as a career? 
  • What are the entry level jobs? 
  • What are the most common entry position details? 
  • What are the career paths and salary potential? 
  • Are professional certifications helpful in this career? 
  • What professional associates will help further this career? 


Ernest Zernial Short Bio 

Ernest E. (Ernie) Zernial, Jr., MBA, CISSP-ISSMP, is an independent Senior Cyber Security Advisor with , and Advisor to the Board, founding member and past president (2001-2003) of the Alamo Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) Chapter and Distinguished Fellow, ISSA International. 

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach