Exploring Careers in Information Security

Bharat Thakrar and Mark Chaplin
analyst insightpeople

ISF Principals Bharat Thakrar and Mark Chaplin join Mark Ward to begin a series dedicated to shedding light on a career in information security.

The conversation covers their personal paths into the profession, how they have seen the trade evolve, the emerging skill-set demanded by the threat landscape, and the opportunity facing current and aspiring security professionals to make a difference in the industry.

…most security professionals we engage with are firefighting…we need more people in the industry from a philisophical perspective – critical-thinkers – because a lot of these problems are perpetual and we need fresh ideas…