InfoSec Pat: Content Creation and Cybersecurity Careers

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About The Guest:
Patrick Gorman, also known as Infosec Pat, is a content creator in the cybersecurity community. He started making content on YouTube about four years ago and has since built a strong following. Patrick is an offensive security professional and covers a wide range of topics in his videos, including hacking, penetration testing, and network security.

In this episode, Phillip Wylie interviews Patrick Gorman, also known as Infosec Pat, about content creation and brand building in the cybersecurity industry. Patrick shares his journey of accidentally starting his YouTube channel and how it has grown over the years. He emphasizes the importance of building a personal brand and networking in the industry. Patrick also provides advice for those looking to get started in offensive security and discusses the role of certifications in landing a job in cybersecurity.

Key Takeaways:

  • Content creation and brand building are essential for getting jobs in the cybersecurity industry.
  • Building a personal brand through content creation can help showcase your skills and attract job opportunities.
  • Networking is crucial in the industry, and attending conferences and local meetups can help you connect with professionals and potential employers.
  • Certifications can act as a gatekeeper and demonstrate your ability to start and finish something, but networking and a positive attitude are equally important.


  • "If you have a good attitude, technology can be learned. But if you don't have that attitude, you're screwed." - Patrick Gorman
  • "Never be one thing about me. I'm super approachable. I'm not better than you, you're not better than me." - Patrick Gorman

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