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Career Development Tips for MISSM/MISSAM Students

Soft Skills Most Desired by Information Systems Security Employers

  • Presentation Skills
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Team Building

Activities for Resume Building

  • Annual Technology Festivals
  • Ongoing IT Contests


  • CIPS, Alberta
  • ISC2 Chapter Edmonton
  • ICE Conference (ICEconference.com)


  • CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
  • ACBP: Associate Business Continuity Professional
  • COBITV5 Foundation Certification
  • SANG
  • GSEC
  • GCIH
  • CISSP (5 yrs experience)
  • Also consider: ITIL, COBIT


  • Offer to volunteer with membership organizations or other companies who may benefit from Information Security services so as to gain experience and obtain references
  • Reach out to board member of organizations and associations and request to be a student volunteer