To honor and celebrate Veterans Day, MindPoint Group is proud to host a conversation between three MPG veterans:
Matt Latyszonek (Navy), Associate Director for Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Amy Horan (Air Force), Portfolio Manager
Eric Barnes (Marines), Training/Knowledge Management
In this roundtable conversation, veterans of the United States Armed Forces discuss working in cybersecurity after serving. MindPoint Group is proud to employ veterans in all levels of our business, and the roundtable guests provide advice and resources to veterans seeking work in cybersecurity after service.
Cybersecurity is a rapidly growing and in-demand field that offers a multitude of opportunities for armed forces veterans. The skills and qualities that veterans develop during their service make them ideally suited for success in cybersecurity careers.
Veterans possess a strong work ethic, discipline, and attention to detail, which are essential for identifying and mitigating cyber threats. Their experience in following protocols and procedures translates well to cybersecurity practices, where adherence to security guidelines is crucial. Additionally, veterans have a proven ability to work effectively as part of a team, a critical skill in cybersecurity operations where collaboration is paramount.
Furthermore, many veterans have prior exposure to technology and network systems, which gives them a foundation upon which to build their cybersecurity expertise. Their familiarity with security clearances and regulations also provides them with a competitive edge in an industry that demands high standards of compliance.
MindPoint Group offers veterans a challenging and rewarding career path that allows them to utilize their skills and experience to protect critical information and systems. With its high demand for qualified professionals and strong job growth projections, cybersecurity is an excellent choice for veterans seeking a fulfilling and stable career after their military service. Interested in joining the team? Browse the careers page and review open positions.
About MindPoint Group
MindPoint Group is a leading cybersecurity consulting firm that strives to simplify cybersecurity to enhance an organization’s mission. Since 2009, MindPoint Group has been the cybersecurity firm of choice for federal agencies and commercial enterprises around the world. Named one of the Washington Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Companies, MindPoint Group is a full-service ISO 9001-certified cybersecurity organization offering expertise in FedRAMP 3PAO services; managed SOC services; governance, risk, and compliance; security operations; CMMC assessment preparation; vulnerability analysis and penetration testing; and automation.