technical cybersecurity in public sectors - Salary.sg Forums
Salary.sg Forums  

Go Back   Salary.sg Forums > The Salary.sg Discussion Forums: > Income and Jobs

Income and Jobs Discuss jobs, career options and of course salaries




technical cybersecurity in public sectors

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 04-07-2017, 09:30 PM
Verified Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 17
nautilus is on a distinguished road
Default technical cybersecurity in public sectors

hi,

any professionals currently dealing with technical aspects of cybersecurity in public sectors? I understand that public sectors are usually not so hands-on and more of vendor management.

Any one can share which agencies (civil service) that are more technical? Fresh graduate here keen to join civil service but concern of skill transfer-ability

Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2017, 05:38 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Don't think there are any... except maybe for defence? Where its too sensitive to outsource. But otherwise, cyber in public sector modtly not technical roles...

Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2017, 09:27 PM
Verified Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 17
nautilus is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Don't think there are any... except maybe for defence? Where its too sensitive to outsource. But otherwise, cyber in public sector modtly not technical roles...
I have my reasons for choosing to serve in the public sectors. I'm currently undergoing my internship with a well-known vendor in cybersecurity and I have came across various public sector cybersecurity "professionals" that is an embarassment to the profession. Hence, I would want to join one that knows what they are doing to avoid rotting indefinitely just like some dinosaurs i see back during NS



Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills
Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills


SG Bus Timing App
SG Bus Timing App - the best bus app - available on iOS and Android


Bursa Stocks Android App - check share prices
Bursa Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks Android App - check share prices
SGX Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks for iPad - check latest Singapore share prices
SGX Stocks [iPad] app
| SGX Stocks [iPhone] app
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2017, 09:43 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nautilus View Post
I have my reasons for choosing to serve in the public sectors. I'm currently undergoing my internship with a well-known vendor in cybersecurity and I have came across various public sector cybersecurity "professionals" that is an embarassment to the profession. Hence, I would want to join one that knows what they are doing to avoid rotting indefinitely just like some dinosaurs i see back during NS
Nobody joins the civil service to do cutting edge technical cybersecurity. I don't know what sort of special reasons you have for so called 'serving' in gov organizations, but if it's the usual stuff like job security, high starting pay, sponsorship for studies etc. then it comes with the territory.

If you cannot take it and want to specialize in niche technical career paths, then go find a proper IT MNC or if cannot go for the small specialized tech startups.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 05-07-2017, 10:27 PM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Nobody joins the civil service to do cutting edge technical cybersecurity. I don't know what sort of special reasons you have for so called 'serving' in gov organizations, but if it's the usual stuff like job security, high starting pay, sponsorship for studies etc. then it comes with the territory.

If you cannot take it and want to specialize in niche technical career paths, then go find a proper IT MNC or if cannot go for the small specialized tech startups.
not exactly looking to be involved in cutting edge technologies but more of staying relevant
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 06-07-2017, 03:17 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
not exactly looking to be involved in cutting edge technologies but more of staying relevant
Staying relevant or staying current? If staying relevant then you want to be in a company that invests in your training/ojt while giving you lots of opportunities for exposure to deepen knowledge (ie larger specialist companies). If staying current, public sector would do, but go for those agencies that hv more interactions with other agencies/international bodies. Don't expect to stay relevant in public service esp if you are looking to stay long term although the experience can be useful for cv building.

Just moi 2 cents..


Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills
Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills


SG Bus Timing App
SG Bus Timing App - the best bus app - available on iOS and Android


Bursa Stocks Android App - check share prices
Bursa Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks Android App - check share prices
SGX Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks for iPad - check latest Singapore share prices
SGX Stocks [iPad] app
| SGX Stocks [iPhone] app
Reply With Quote

  #7 (permalink)  
Old 09-07-2017, 11:59 AM
Unregistered
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
Staying relevant or staying current? If staying relevant then you want to be in a company that invests in your training/ojt while giving you lots of opportunities for exposure to deepen knowledge (ie larger specialist companies). If staying current, public sector would do, but go for those agencies that hv more interactions with other agencies/international bodies. Don't expect to stay relevant in public service esp if you are looking to stay long term although the experience can be useful for cv building.

Just moi 2 cents..
example of those agencies ?


Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills
Primary School English Grammar and Vocabulary Drills


SG Bus Timing App
SG Bus Timing App - the best bus app - available on iOS and Android


Bursa Stocks Android App - check share prices
Bursa Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks Android App - check share prices
SGX Stocks [Android] App - check latest share prices on the go


SGX Stocks for iPad - check latest Singapore share prices
SGX Stocks [iPad] app
| SGX Stocks [iPhone] app
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

« Previous Thread | Next Thread »
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HP-field technical consultant justanewb Income and Jobs 0 10-03-2015 03:32 PM
CPIB vs SPF SPO vs technical sales haiz1234 Income and Jobs 8 30-07-2013 10:01 AM
Start SAP or try luck in other sectors? lordsakura Income and Jobs 0 18-04-2013 10:59 PM
Pay rise in high-growth sectors Salary.sg Income and Jobs 3 04-11-2008 07:23 PM
Singapore in Technical Recession Salary.sg Investments and Net Worth 4 10-10-2008 06:23 PM

» 30 Recent Threads
Q: Big4 - Yearly salary increment ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
14,613 Replies, 4,827,492 Views
DBS tech seed programme ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,739 Replies, 1,464,876 Views
Jobs with travel opportunities
6 Replies, 3,457 Views
UOB Management Associate Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,264 Replies, 733,779 Views
Factual Local Bank Salaries - DBS... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,720 Replies, 1,335,018 Views
Singapore Airlines ( 1 2)
16 Replies, 8,880 Views
Compare civil service salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
16,235 Replies, 12,257,429 Views
HTX (Home Team Science and... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
618 Replies, 314,203 Views
Enterprise Singapore hiriing... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
180 Replies, 221,393 Views
MAS for Mid Career Professionals ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,735 Replies, 1,003,437 Views
Civil Svc/ Statboard - Typical... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
6,066 Replies, 3,662,125 Views
ITE (lecturer) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
275 Replies, 377,000 Views
GovTech ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,955 Replies, 2,081,471 Views
Civil Service Performance Bonus ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
4,983 Replies, 4,494,476 Views
Anyone work in JPM/GS/Morgan... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
413 Replies, 154,802 Views
Roles in accenture singapore ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
7,052 Replies, 2,230,664 Views
ST Electronics ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,638 Replies, 1,486,153 Views
MINDEF DXO (All FAQ on it) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
5,770 Replies, 4,560,806 Views
How is life as a doctor in... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
7,160 Replies, 3,306,853 Views
Lawyer Salary ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
20,862 Replies, 10,150,384 Views
Salary ranges in Big Tech in...
0 Replies, 224 Views
Micron starting pay ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
701 Replies, 383,762 Views
Visa Graduate Development Program ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
203 Replies, 125,702 Views
Career as Teacher ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
10,204 Replies, 6,353,482 Views
Hospital (Private or Public)... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
746 Replies, 382,301 Views
Shopee fresh grad pay ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,020 Replies, 421,390 Views
DBS ACE Programme ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
105 Replies, 71,906 Views
IMDA (under MCI) ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
1,238 Replies, 584,493 Views
Anyone jobless for a long time... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
3,491 Replies, 1,901,419 Views
Deutsche Corporate Bank Graduate... ( 1 2)
13 Replies, 8,820 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2



All times are GMT +8. The time now is 08:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2