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  • A Day in the Life of a Cybersecurity Professional

    April 24, 2019, Sohaib Adil, Associate, Cyber Engineering, Coalfire

    After I graduated from high school, I knew I wanted to do something in computers and IT, but I did not know exactly what – the IT help desk route, databases and database management, programming and software development, or something else perhaps? I knew one thing though – I did not want to be in a job where I was going through the same monotonous task(s) day after day, sitting in a cubicle and not talking to or interacting with anyone. I wanted a job that was dynamic, exciting, and brought about new challenges and opportunities for growth every day.

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