Incident Response and Forensics Part 3

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so becoming a stock analyst like What do you actually need? Well, you know, of course, Cyber hacker path walks you through all sorts of stuff home, and actually a lot of people are getting jobs after just a couple of months and going through the process. But many times, also, there'll be a bachelor's degree of also that might be a bachelor's in computer science. I t. I actually know a stock analyst that has a degree in art history, so, uh,
totally unrelated.
But, you know, generally some kind of bachelor's degree for many jobs might be a requirement, But again, there may be some wiggle room there, depending on the employer,
some different certifications you may see out there. Probably Souza is the most popular one for a stock analyst actually certified in. So that's comped, Ia's cyber security security analyst on then we've got this sort of difficult hackers was a computer hacking forensic investigator. You'll see the CH along with the analyst type of thing, but see it defies
generally, strictly like a forensic investigator would be going for that one. It's a little more in depth as faras content wise. Uh, Joe, I like to equate it. Kind of like a huge money pond. But you have to know, like every fish in that pond, like, really in death, which is pretty crazy. So it was not a fun example. It's Elvis. Yeah.
Anyways, Tigress in there a minute.
But, you know, also, you may have a background, and actually, we do have a gentleman who's creating courses for a site right now that he does have a background in law enforcement, had a long law enforcement career and he worked as if forensics person for much of that career. So that's another background where someone might go to be a stock analyst.
Okay, well, it actually varies quite a bit. And this varies based off like, Are you entry level or you a senior stock analyst, or are you an instant responder or, you know, forensic investigators? So we kind of targeted this rain
incident. Responders obviously has a forensic investigator working with particular organizations, especially as a consultant. You could probably top this 120,000 mark, and it really just kind of depends like where you're actually working. So we've got the general range here you can expect as entry level just coming out of either, like, you know, training
or something like that
make around 45. Probably $50,000 depending on where you live at could be a little more. But again, you've got cost of living and stuff like that to factor in all the way up to, you know, right around the six figure range for a senior level position.
Job prospects, you know, Are they actually just for this stuff? You know, again, it kind of depends on these particular roles, right? You know, So there's are there are some stock analysts rules out there. You know, if you do a quick search on different job boards, you'll definitely find jobs for that. You also find jobs for incident responders.
You'll find jobs, at least like all these things, and have like a totally different title.
So just keep that in mind as well. And that same thing with forensics that's probably little more specialized. But you can definitely find rules that are looking for somebody with experience in forensic, so that has some kind of training background in forensics.
On one of the really cool things I mentioned earlier in this video, I talked about how there are multiple sort of careers, multiple jobs. They're using the same skill set. What's really cool about that is that you can, because you have that skill set. If you're able to apply yourself in the different sort of styles,
you can very, very easily, you know, kind of market yourself toward wherever the growth is or where the market is.
It gives you a lot Maur, sort of lateral movement capability than a lot of other roles in security.
Yes, absolutely, absolutely. Does you know? And so you know, all that being said, the market itself is somewhat small compared to like other fields that we've covered, like network engineer, for example. But keep in mind that you're you know, you're getting a good skill set us you mentioned that you can use in a lot of rules, you know?
I mean, even if you decide on ah later career is the penetration tester
becoming a stock analyst or having that experience will help you immensely to understand how you can attack things better.
So different tools that you may use kind of a day to day or relatively a day to day basis a stock analyst where Incident Response or or as a forensic investigator,
breaking open hex of a file and seeing if there's any malicious code in their forensic tool kits s always Joe mentioned. He got the fun experience in the military of going through in finding data and making sense of data with forensics. And, you know, again as a forensic investigator is going to be using all sorts of different tool kits, you know, things like autopsy
or in case or some popular tools and use
different seems, you know, it's again, the information's coming in and you're trying to make sense of it. Same with their own intelligence tools and then also different reporting mechanisms. So a lot of these tools have built in reporting that you can use to produce reports for your manager or your executive suite, or even this your team to help understand the data better
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