Forensic Focus Podcast Ep. 83 Recap: Kickstarting Your Digital Forensics Cybersecurity Career

Sophie Powell joins Si and Desi on the Forensic Focus Podcast to discuss her recent participation in a TryHackMe webinar, the challenges of applying for graduate schemes, and the relevance of the Cyber 9/12 competition to her career in cybersecurity. They also touch on the psychology of conspiracy theories and the implications of deepfake technology.

Click here to watch the full episode.

00:00 – Welcome to the podcast

03:00 – Sweaty Cyber Advice

03:55 – Fitness and forensics

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07:00 – Mental health and mindfulness

09:10 – Gamified assessments

17:00 – Video recorded self-assessments

20:10 – Filtering candidates to fill roles

24:25 – Graduate schemes versus graduate jobs

27:40 – Apprenticeships and student loans

33:40 – Starting out on a graduate scheme

37:35 – UK Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

43:55 – Dangers of deepfakes

51:10 – Conspiracy theories and computer psychology

54:40 – Closing thoughts

Show Notes

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