This special edition webcast includes two, one-hour parts on the important topic of solving the shortage in the cybersecurity workforce. You’ll hear perspectives from multiple leaders at industry accrediting bodies on the core concern and what skills are needed today.
Fixing the Gaps in the Cyber Workforce, Part 1
Often the cybersecurity industry talks about the shortage of the workforce, but many ignore the real concern which is essentially both a skills and expectations gap. During this panel attendees will hear from the top certification bodies who will discuss what they are doing to fix those gaps including solutions and case studies for both entry and established cybersecurity professionals. Panelists are members of the Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative (C3).
Brian Correia, Director of Business Development, GIAC
Andrea Bucklaew, Manager, Certification Department, CertNexus
James Stanger, Chief Technology Evangelist, CompTIA
Jim Wiggins, Founder & CEO, Federal IT Security Institute (FITSI)
Fixing the Gaps in the Cyber Workforce, Part 2
In the first of this two part-series, the panel level-set the expectations for workforce development, certifications, and shared some approaches for fixing the skills gap. This second panel will take a deeper look at the skills today's security and privacy teams need, discuss how it ties into mandates/frameworks, how the industry is looking at solving skills validation, and put forth additional and case studies. Panelists are members of the Cybersecurity Credentials Collaborative (C3).
Jon Brandt, Director of Professional Practices and Innovation, ISACA
Margaret Honda, Director of Academic Relations, IAPP
Rick Gamache, Director, Standards and Practices, (ISC)2