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A Former Cricketer on the Crossover Between Sports and Cybersecurity | Intel Business

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At first glance, it might not seem like a sports background has anything to do with getting into a cybersecurity career. But according to Charlie Shreck, a former professional cricketer turned Head of Engineering for Redscan, there’s a lot of crossover between the two worlds. He speaks with Camille and Tom about the specific areas of overlap on this episode of Cyber Security Inside.

You’ll learn:

  • Charlie’s sporting career and why he eventually decided to transition over to the world of cybersecurity
  • What kinds of athletic traits and mentalities are well-suited for an IT career Why even people without much previous IT experience can make for valuable team members
  • What someone looking to pursue an IT profession should consider
  • Why it’s crucial to keep your cool in the workplace
  • And more