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American Institutes for Research
Senior Cyber Security Engineer was asked...July 28, 2015

What sort of anomalies would you look for to identify a compromised system?

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I used a whiteboard to draw out a basic network architecture including security technologies like IPS/IDS, Firewalls, AV, etc, and described the type of traffic and logs I could use to identify a compromised system. Less


What are the three pillars of information security ?

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Confidentiality, integrity and availability CIA

Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability

Corporate Risk Solutions (Kansas)

They are so rigid in their interview process that I beleive they overlook talent and are focused on people passing Dr. Mercer's tests

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three of the people I interviewed with were somewhat disgruntled with the company... overworked. Less

At the end of a 3 hour interview that went perfectly, I was told I'd meet the president of the company. Prez came in and said, "I have 5 minutes." He showed me a bad photocopy of the company's core values... status quo. I said, Yes! I agree. He asked me, "The client is always right. True or false?" I said, "Well, the short answer is 'yes, of course! But for the past decades there's a much larger understanding of customer relationships... and it involves developing a partnership and strong supply chain" . They never called me to inform me of the interview result. I reached out the the company director who never took or returned my calls. No wonder that outfit had a non-stop search for production supervisors and process engineers. The company will be gone in a few years. Less

Davidson Consulting

Quel est votre qualité la plus importante?

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Adaptation rapide

Information Technology Institute

iq and technical

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use my knowlage

Penn State

Owasp top 10, csa, firewalls

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

I am not allowed to discuss the specific questions, but if you look at the job description it will set you up for success.

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Just be yourself :-)

Jaguar Land Rover

Questions about the resume

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Detailed explanation of what I did


Solve a problem that most people would be uncomfortable to answer as the problem is shown unexpected

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I remained calm and asked questions to break the question in smaller logical components and before I could answer I tried to understand the question as much as possible. Less


Compositions of Splunk and troubleshooting methodologies

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Answer such questions like you would in your own industry. How would you problem solve. Who would you contact based on the problem? Less

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