Join us this fall as the world's leading experts on cybersecurity and the business of information security guide you in launching, advancing or accelerating a successful and fulfilling cybersecurity career, whether you're just getting started or an expert in the field.
"Compromise is the enemy of that. So is fear. So is the desire to fit in or be average.
Overreaching is possible, but talent is almost never the problem."
The Cyber Skills Gap
The Number One Cyber Security Threat Facing The World!
Lost Policymaker's Guide to a Career in Cybersecurity
Building a Career in Cybersecurity
Interview with Genevieve Southwick
Interview with Elizabeth Wharton
Building, Growing and Nurturing a Local Security Community
What makes the InfoSec Industry tick?
How to Pitch Your Startup to Investors
Turning Your Side Project Into a Startup
By 2015, US cybersecurity job openings were up 74% over the previous five years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
ISACA projected that the demand for cybersecurity talent would rise to 6MM this year, with a projected shortfall of nearly 2 million security professionals. Yet information security analysts are expected to see job growth of 28% between 2016-2026 (much faster than average), earning an average of $98,350/yr.
The number of cybersecurity training programs grew only 33% between 2013 - 2017 with graduates increasing by 40%, while the number of jobs requiring cybersecurity skills grew 94%, according to a report released on June 25, 2019 by workforce analysis firm Burning Glass Technologies.
So, what does that mean to you?
In her 2019 Cybersecurity Job Outlook, Heather Stratford-Geibel pointed out that "the cybersecurity talent shortage is at a 12 year high [and] has been forecast for the last decade but is increasing in scope and severity... especially concerning for employers."
In order to survive the employee shortage... the best approach will be to ... develop the skill profiles in desirable candidates, and look to women, millennials, and those traditionally overlooked but with the ability to learn and grow."
Our experts will be sharing their years of knowledge, strategies and tactics. If you’re interested in being successful in a job or career in information security, they've got you covered!Meet the speakers
Unlike physical conferences where you may end up standing in line only to miss a talk in a full room, or sitting through talks you just don't need, the Cybersecurity Career Summit is streamed globally, entirely online. Dip in and watch the specific talks you need to transform your career, or catch them all. It’s up to you!View the schedule
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