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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.

Nothing as such, it was very straightforward

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Why are you considering M&S

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Why did you leave your previous employer?

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I was asked when was the last time I had worked with the current security product.

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Whether I was willing to help the company find additional work, despite not having specific Project Management experience.

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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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Many technical questions around everything from port numbers to sub-netting. I was surprised to see so many system administrative questions on a test for a security position. an example of one specific question was the port that LDAP runs on be default.

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What were some of things you've accomplished at your previous company?

Describe a time where you had to lead a project, the project fail, and how did you overcome?

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