Eyitemi Egbejule is a Cybersecurity Consultant/researcher, founding member of the NaijaSecForce security community, organizers of NaijaSecCon. Is also a founding member of the PythonNigeria developers community, member of the community’s board and also member of the organizing committee of the recent PyCon in Nigeria. Eyitemi runs a Cybersecurity Research Labs, SicSec Labs and does active research on malware, Advanced Persistent Threats and Reverse engineering. He tweets about security and tech as @eEyitemi, Builds security tools using Python and does security code audits. He is currently an independent member of the Django Software Foundation. On the side, Eyitemi is actively involved in Girl Tech Educaiton by mentoring Girls in programming and Cybersecurity and He has coached at over 18 Django Girls Events in West Africa. He shared with us his story and experiences.
"You don’t have to be a Programmer or Designer to be in Tech, we need lots of people in tech, we need various kinds of people; accountants, event planners, evangelists, marketers…"
"Learn to talk about what you have done and what you do, don’t be too humble and not talk about what you have done, you can talk about what you do without being boastful."
"Talking about your projects builds confidence"
"Count your projects; name them one by one, it will surprise you what you done and what you are capable of doing…"
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Mentioned in today’s episode:
OWASP Guide Project - https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Guide_Project
OWASP Project Inventory - https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Project_Inventory
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