How to get into MBB in cyber security consulting, assuming MBB into same practice.

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MBB cyber security specifically isn’t really a thing that exists.

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Not a thing. Why do people want MBB so bad if they don't even know what we do?

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Nobody knows! You’re provocative

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Pretty sad bucket list

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My b-school friend from H/S/W works at McKinsey Cyber Security. She joined them a year ago. It is part of their Solutions practice. Titles, roles and comp are different than in their regular consulting practice but she enjoys it. Prior to b-school she worked for a big data company servicing NSA, etc. That said, you need to have some real expertise in this field plus superb resume.

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Doesn’t exist at Bain

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Mckinz has a cyber security practice within digital. Most of the people they hire have mbas and experience in cyber security. They join under their expert model

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Yeah our cyber solution folks are chill

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OP - there are positions at BCG Platinion that are more technical in nature in cybersecurity that do not require MBAs. This is a more focused technical track than the “traditional” consulting side of BCG.

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BCG1, I heard BCG hv cyber sec practice, is that true ?

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Just a heads up that mckinz didnt reach out until after I got my mba. Also everyone i spoke to had their mba and the interviews were very case and business focused. An mba might be a big help in securing and passing the interview

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Do you see anything online suggesting they have a practice like that?

I have seen on open positions on cyber dec on LinkedIn

Sorry, typo

BCG Platinion does cyber security work. That is where to look within BCG.

MCK1- any idea of salary for SM/Director?

There’s a distinction between folks that do cybersecurity within Digital McKinsey and members of our cyber solutions practice. The Digital McKinsey folks look like/are compensated like any other group of McK consultants, possibly with more expert-type roles as S2 mentioned. Cyber solutions is a newer venture of ours—backgrounds/comp may differ

Thanks guys,it’s in my bucket list to work for MBB l, honestly

If you’re not doing MBB’s bread and butter...why would you make that your bucket list?

@op.....do you have your mba or another masters from a top tier school?

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