Follow us on an ‘After Action Review (AAR)’ of what the first few months in a new career in cybersecurity is like. Jackson and Eric will discuss lessons learned, things that could have been done to better prepare for the job and its requirements, why you need at least three mentors and who they should be, what training matters and why, and more to help you make the best of your first few months in your new career.
About Eric Ebner & Jackson Foss
Eric Ebner – Diligent master of computer and network security with a diverse technological background in information security and intelligence analysis spanning 20 years. Utilizes diverse experience to create innovative and highly effective solutions to cybersecurity and cyber threat intelligence.
Currently the Chief Executive Officer of a Veteran owned and operated cybersecurity company called Protocol 46 in St Paul, MN. Under his direction Protocol 46 has created a revolutionary military-grade cybersecurity system that has brought affordable cybersecurity solutions and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.
Previous experience encompasses positions in a collection of public and private organizations where Eric has worked as an information technology security auditor of the national electrical grid, a full time intelligence analyst focusing on the potential impact of cyber threats to Minnesota government and critical infrastructure, and information security positions with Internet and communications companies based in Minnesota and Arizona. Eric has worked in physical and information security auditing, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and development of information security policy for countless organizations. He is a member of the FBI critical infrastructure protection program known as the InfraGard serving as the chairman of the Minneapolis Chapter’s Intelligence Committee.