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Somos
Information Systems Security Engineer was asked...27 August 2018

what is an advantage of a domain?

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Central management and organization of a group of devices, users, and resources.

This question was obviously asked by someone who knows nothing about security. What is an advantage of a domain? What type of domain were they asking about? Physical? The name in a DNS? A logically separated environment? You are lucky you were not hired. The VP in charge is unethical and intolerable. Most people there don't like or trust him but he is protected by the COO. Less

On the contrary, that question can only be understood by an applicant who knows that “Domain” here refers to applying the ISO 27001 standard. It has nothing to do with your website. Less

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Knowledge Consulting Group

What are some ways to prevent an SQL injection?

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The most important precautions are data sanitization and validation.

Why are you leaving your current position?

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Ultimately, I’ve learned a lot in my current role, but I’m looking for the next step where I can continue to grow and use the skills I’ve honed at a company I love, and this opportunity seems to be a great fit.” Less

John Hancock

Why don't you contact people back when you have directly reached out to them?

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Lack of communication is the MO of this hiring manager.

Safelite AutoGlass

Mostly typical interview question for a position like this.

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I thin I answered them well.

Cloudflare

Things and such?

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Yes.

Xerox

Information security basic terminology

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OSI Layers, Types of Malware, Ransomeware Different Antiviruses used in enterprises and home use, EPo console, Vulnerability in applications and Machines, Application and workstations vulnerabilities scanners, OWASP Top 10 2018, Authentication, Authorization. Application security. Less

Xerox

basic networking and windows, linux , internet , DNS, DHCP , Troubleshooting skills then go deep on mcafee products like anti virus and more on security basics and the difference between different kind of threats.

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review the basic of the above skills

Snap

Do you have any questions for me - Right off the cuff

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It's essential to demonstrate that you can really go deep... there are plenty of followup questions and (sometimes tangential) angles to explore. There's a lot of Information Security Engineer experts who've worked at Snap, who provide this sort of practice through mock interviews. There's a whole list of them curated on Prepfully. prepfully.com/practice-interviews Less

Gap Inc.

Tell me about your automation experience, interviewer did most of the talking about future projects and ask yes or no questions

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Explained previous projects, answered "yes" for most things

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