It’s pretty clear that the skills gap in the InfoSec industry is a real thing with estimates in the millions of the number of jobs that go unfilled because of a lack of a skilled workforce. Having a multitude of opportunities available to someone with the right skills is a good thing, but it’s not the only thing. Often, it’s a confluence of events that pushes someone to even contemplate the road not taken and make the ultimate professional leap. Today, we offer an introspective look at a decision to change careers, what it took to get there, maintaining a work-life balance and the highs and lows on the road less traveled. We thank you for joining us for this very personal story of tribulations, training and eventually triumph. This is one person’s journey. Yours will most likely be very different. Hopefully it will inspire you to find your path!