Education, certifications, and cybersecurity

January 21, 2021 | Jason Lawrence
Jason Lawrence

Jason Lawrence

Jason Lawrence is a Principal Architect with AT&T Cybersecurity Consulting, Leading the CSOC Practice. He has held various roles in his 25-year career in Cybersecurity, from Incident Handler and Digital Forensics Investigator to building Security Operations Centers for top financial institutions and Big Four Accounting Firms. Jason also enjoys teaching Digital Forensics, Incident Response, and Security Operations courses.

January 21, 2021 | Jason Lawrence

Education, certifications, and cybersecurity

The question of cybersecurity certifications comes up very frequently on discussion boards.  What is the best certificate to get?  Is a college degree better for getting a cybersecurity role?  What education or skills are needed for various cybersecurity roles?  And many, many more.  In this post, I'll try to clarify some of these questions…

November 17, 2020 | Jason Lawrence

Raising email security awareness through gamification

October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month which is an excellent opportunity to invest in a modern approach to email security awareness.  Most companies and organizations conduct security awareness training annually, during onboarding, and after an adverse event.  The effectiveness of periodic training varies greatly and depends on organizational culture and structure, leading to unexpected or undesired results.…