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Unregistered 24-04-2021 12:52 AM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166378)
Fresh grad here... accepted an offer from a Big 4 firm to do cyber consulting but received an offer today as a SOC security analyst from a cybersecurity company. Exit opportunities in the big 4 are good but will my exit opportunities be equally great if I took on the SOC security analyst role?

Background context:
had 2 years of SOC experience in NS
have a degree in cybersec from local u

Really don't know what to do hence asking for advice haha. appreciate any advice given!

Which path do you want to specialize in? Or what is your aspiration / long term goal? Iím sure the compensation as a SOC analyst is higher.

Unregistered 24-04-2021 06:36 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166378)
Fresh grad here... accepted an offer from a Big 4 firm to do cyber consulting but received an offer today as a SOC security analyst from a cybersecurity company. Exit opportunities in the big 4 are good but will my exit opportunities be equally great if I took on the SOC security analyst role?

Background context:
had 2 years of SOC experience in NS
have a degree in cybersec from local u

Really don't know what to do hence asking for advice haha. appreciate any advice given!


depends on what is the job scope of cyber consulting. For a niche scope such as penetration testing if you do not have any certificates, you will not be doing much in a big4. basically they need people to perform mundane tasks but whether you learn the stuff depends on how you spend time after work to obtain it.

Unregistered 24-04-2021 10:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166378)
Fresh grad here... accepted an offer from a Big 4 firm to do cyber consulting but received an offer today as a SOC security analyst from a cybersecurity company. Exit opportunities in the big 4 are good but will my exit opportunities be equally great if I took on the SOC security analyst role?

Background context:
had 2 years of SOC experience in NS
have a degree in cybersec from local u

Really don't know what to do hence asking for advice haha. appreciate any advice given!

I will choose big4 .

As for soc analyst from cyber security company , my friend did feedback is like a guard job .
Stare at screen ,escalate , most of the time watch or play game ..

MNC internal soc team > Cybersec company soc team

Unregistered 24-04-2021 03:03 PM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166381)
Which path do you want to specialize in? Or what is your aspiration / long term goal? Iím sure the compensation as a SOC analyst is higher.

The SOC role offered is from a cybersec firm and Iíll be outsourced to one of the government ministries to do monitoring/incident response (not ensign haha). Ideally my career plan is to head to an ops/technical role at the start of my career before heading to governance/risk/strategy role at the later stages. Am leaning towards the SOC role cos Iíve heard horror stories about the Big 4 culture. Not sure if itís the right path. And yup the SOC role pays better but pay isnít really an issue for me now hahaha more towards progression

Unregistered 24-04-2021 10:19 PM

I received an offer to join cybersecurity vendor in their R&D department. Is it a good place to kickstart my cybersecurity career?

Unregistered 25-04-2021 12:04 AM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166432)
The SOC role offered is from a cybersec firm and Iíll be outsourced to one of the government ministries to do monitoring/incident response (not ensign haha). Ideally my career plan is to head to an ops/technical role at the start of my career before heading to governance/risk/strategy role at the later stages. Am leaning towards the SOC role cos Iíve heard horror stories about the Big 4 culture. Not sure if itís the right path. And yup the SOC role pays better but pay isnít really an issue for me now hahaha more towards progression

better donít take outsource . You will regret !

Unregistered 25-04-2021 12:06 AM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166480)
I received an offer to join cybersecurity vendor in their R&D department. Is it a good place to kickstart my cybersecurity career?

Like so chim ..

Unregistered 25-04-2021 10:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166378)
Fresh grad here... accepted an offer from a Big 4 firm to do cyber consulting but received an offer today as a SOC security analyst from a cybersecurity company. Exit opportunities in the big 4 are good but will my exit opportunities be equally great if I took on the SOC security analyst role?

Background context:
had 2 years of SOC experience in NS
have a degree in cybersec from local u

Really don't know what to do hence asking for advice haha. appreciate any advice given!

exit option not look at firm or branding lei.

If you are from a rubbish firm but have alot of certification such as CCT, you think no people will hire you?

Unregistered 25-04-2021 07:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166504)
exit option not look at firm or branding lei.

If you are from a rubbish firm but have alot of certification such as CCT, you think no people will hire you?

Rubbish firm have cert is not ideal. Why not have both

Unregistered 25-04-2021 08:27 PM

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Originally Posted by Unregistered (Post 166547)
Rubbish firm have cert is not ideal. Why not have both

bro, he say exit option lei.

anyway, the firm can be good but team rubbish, you also wun stay.

most important i think is self development, as long as you got the skill, i dun think you need to care about exit option


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