#179 – Alexander Yi – Security Engineer – Cyborg Security

Alex shares his unconventional journey into cyber security. He speaks to the new advancements and emerging technologies that create an increased reliance on technology also creates a growing need for qualified cyber professionals. The human element behind all the technical work is very important. This realization has leaders seeing the importance of cyber professionals. Alex speaks to the newer or those looking to get into cyber. You can have any type of background, don’t get discouraged by the little things you may stumble over at the beginning. Don’t let that deter you! Persevere and the reward is worth it. His background is in sales and criminal justice. Where you start your journey does not have to define the entirety of your journey. You can pivot and chase your dreams at any time to reach your dreams. Alex also stresses automating your processes. It saves time and helps you keep your sanity.


As a benefit to having Alex on the podcast Cyborg Security is providing access to the community edition of HUNTER platform using promo code ‘Alex’: https://huntwithcyb.org/cyberpro


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