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Breaking into Information Security by Chris Liu, Anthony J. Stieber, Josh More

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Chapter 4.2

Boosting—Developer (Open Source)

Abstract

As a developer in an open-source project you will be able to expand a wide range of skills. Not only does the improvement of these skills help your employability, the ability to show accomplishments in these areas provides items that you can reference on your resume. The work in open-source development can also help you understand many of the factors that contribute to software security vulnerabilities, making you a better security expert.

Keywords

information security
careers
developer
open source
coding

Introduction—What This Is

The job role of developer has already been discussed in the Developer chapter. However, for those who like to write code, or want to develop their coding skills, ...

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