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9. Talking to the Techs

Raymond Pompon

(1)Seattle, Washington, USA

It will be hard work. It’s always hard work, and hard work from everybody within the team—technical director, mechanics, drivers, engineers—everyone in the team.

—David Leslie, racing driver

There are times when the hardest thing a security professional can do is work with the IT department. It’s strange since many security professionals have come from an IT background. Speaking for myself, I moved into security from network engineering after a large firewall project. Of course, IT professionals work on security tasks their whole career, from cleaning up malware to managing user ...

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