CareerSec: Securing Your Advancement in the Cyber Workforce

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CareerSec: Securing Your Advancement in the Cyber Workforce

Mike Privette
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Unlock Your Potential in Cybersecurity Career

Similar to how we implement strong security measures to stop attackers from escalating privileges and infiltrating our networks, it's crucial to actively combat career stagnation and progress up the ranks of success. This course is your key to achieving that upward momentum in your cybersecurity career.

This video and guide are the framework and mindset I’ve created to advance my own career over the years.

These approaches have helped me accelerate my own career growth and dramatically improved my earning potential.

Your past self wishes you knew this five years ago. Your future self will thank you for learning it now.

Who is this for?

  • Aspiring cybersecurity professionals looking to break through barriers and achieve their dream positions
  • Seasoned experts ready to level up and secure their spot among the top industry leaders
  • Bold go-getters who need guidance on where to start and how to stand out in a competitive field
  • Ambitious individuals with big goals and a strong desire to support their teams and organizations while advancing

What will you get out of this?

I’ve done a lot of guessing, checking, and iterating and I’ll share what has worked and continues to work for me. You’ll get:

  • A step-by-step blueprint to take an offensive approach to your cybersecurity career
  • The secrets to leveraging social and human networks to make a lasting impression and rise above the competition
  • Actionable insights on giving yourself the best chances to succeed in every stage of your career
  • Effective marketing and networking strategies that won't make you cringe

Course Outline

  1. 🎯 Focus - Escape the ordinary "job" mindset and embrace a resilient cybersecurity career
  2. ✅ Plan - Identify your weaknesses, develop a personal hype plan, and set yourself up for success
  3. 🔬 Iterate - Acquire the skills for the next level, create valuable experiences, and continuously improve
  4. 🔼 Advance - Master the art of generalization, seize opportunities, and climb the career ladder
  5. 🔮 Reflect - Learn from common mistakes, recognize when to say no, and maintain a balanced career path
  6. 👾 Extras - Discover the right time to leave your current job, develop executive communication skills, and more
  7. 📘 Notion Doc - Access all course content at your own pace, including checklists, scripts, action items, and additional resources

Course Details

Included in this powerful package:

  • A 55-minute high-impact video packed with actionable advice to advance your cybersecurity career today
  • A comprehensive Notion page with actionable steps and resources to reinforce your learning and dive deeper

Why only 55 minutes? Because I believe in quality over quantity. This course is laser-focused on providing actionable, relevant content that puts you in control of your career success.

Praise from Others:

  • "A guide like this was missing for Infosec professionals , Love the candid and honest guidance . Good stuff and keep going." - Vinay
  • ”‪Only about 15 mins into the career course and yeah that’s some real talk. Having spent 17 years at the same company I can reconcile that “loyalty” to what averaged out to 2% a year salary increases and losses of skill even though I had multiple roles of increasing responsibility. It was with side hustles (contracts doing odd tech jobs) being where I learned the extra value. Job moves since 2019 with the 18-24 month aggression have increased my compensation by over 100% and immeasurable increase in happiness.‬” - Rick
  • Game changer, am loving it too… awaiting the updates” - Dann

About Me

Hey, I'm Mike Privette and I've spent most of my career in the cybersecurity field. Cybersecurity has been an amazing field for me and I want to help as many people as I can succeed in the same way I have. My goal is to help you skip the years of trial and error that I went through. You might also enjoy my Twitter, the Job Indecision Calculator, and The Security, Funded newsletter.

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Unlock the framework and the tools you need to move onward and upward.

55 minutes
Field Guide
A Notion doc with additional content and links
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Actionable checkilist
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Get Inspired
A collection of my favorite inspiring tweets and posts on career advice


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