Best Practices for Youth Outreach and Education in Cybersecurity

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Given the talent shortage we face in cybersecurity, industry professionals have a responsibility to help educate our youth and build awareness around the vast number of career opportunities in cybersecurity. This session will share industry best practices for youth outreach and education in cybersecurity. The discussion may expand to broader community outreach on cybersecurity.

Learning Objectives:
1: Share viewpoints on industry’s obligation to educate youth on cybersecurity.
2: Share industry best practices for youth outreach and education on cybersecurity.
3: Understand how to get involved in outreach/education programs that address the skills gap.

Heather Ricciuto


Global Leader - Academic Outreach Programs, IBM Security

security awareness practitioner perspectives professional development & workforce


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