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Information Systems Security Engineer was asked...27 August 2018

what is an advantage of a domain?

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Central management and organization of a group of devices, users, and resources.

This question was obviously asked by someone who knows nothing about security. What is an advantage of a domain? What type of domain were they asking about? Physical? The name in a DNS? A logically separated environment? You are lucky you were not hired. The VP in charge is unethical and intolerable. Most people there don't like or trust him but he is protected by the COO. Less

On the contrary, that question can only be understood by an applicant who knows that “Domain” here refers to applying the ISO 27001 standard. It has nothing to do with your website. Less

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Knowledge Consulting Group

What are some ways to prevent an SQL injection?

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The most important precautions are data sanitization and validation.

Why are you leaving your current position?

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Ultimately, I’ve learned a lot in my current role, but I’m looking for the next step where I can continue to grow and use the skills I’ve honed at a company I love, and this opportunity seems to be a great fit.” Less


Information security basic terminology

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OSI Layers, Types of Malware, Ransomeware Different Antiviruses used in enterprises and home use, EPo console, Vulnerability in applications and Machines, Application and workstations vulnerabilities scanners, OWASP Top 10 2018, Authentication, Authorization. Application security. Less


basic networking and windows, linux , internet , DNS, DHCP , Troubleshooting skills then go deep on mcafee products like anti virus and more on security basics and the difference between different kind of threats.

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review the basic of the above skills

COUNTRY Financial

How did you deal with conflicts while working in a team?

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Listen to what has to say and then make a decision that befites the company the most. Less

Gap Inc.

Tell me about your automation experience, interviewer did most of the talking about future projects and ask yes or no questions

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Explained previous projects, answered "yes" for most things


How are you working in a team environment?

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I have worked within a team environment all my life, I function better when I am a part of a team. Less


What levels of the NIST framework did I understand based on their use of the framework?

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I asked them additional questions related to their network and provided them the answers from my point of view. Less

John Hancock

Why don't you contact people back when you have directly reached out to them?

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Lack of communication is the MO of this hiring manager.

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