ICMCP Announces Dates and Location for Third Annual National Conference

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The Diversity Game: Changing the Cybersecurity Workforce Landscape, September 18-19, 2018 in Atlanta, GA.

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The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) today announced the dates and location for their Third Annual National Conference of minority cybersecurity professionals. “The Diversity Game: Changing the Cybersecurity Workforce Landscape” will be held September 18-19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta.

The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) Third Annual National Conference continues to elevate the national dialogue on the very necessary strategic, tactical and operational imperatives needed to attract and develop minority cybersecurity practitioners.

By providing a combination of thought leadership, awareness, and engagement, the Third Annual National Conference will seek to break from the norm of day-long sessions of talking-heads through interactive “decode sessions” intended to include conference attendees in helping to devise innovative strategies to tackling cybersecurity’s diversity challenges.

During this two-day conference, attendees will:

  • Engage very senior thought leaders from industry, government, and academia
  • Network with security luminaries and peer practitioners from various industry verticals
  • Interact with cutting-edge security vendors
  • Attend professional development workshops
  • Explore career paths in cybersecurity
  • Learn about scholarships and internship opportunities

The Third Annual National Conference of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals will also be launching the second annual, and first of its kind, Cybersecurity Minority of the Year Awards in the following categories:

  • Minority-owned Cybersecurity Company of the Year
  • Minority CISO of the Year
  • Minority Practitioner of the Year
  • Minority Educator of the Year Award

“ICMCP is the leading voice and destination for issues related to cybersecurity career and industry developments impacting minority cybersecurity professionals,” says Aric K. Perminter, President at ICMCP. “We are very excited to continue the momentum of our first two national events this year in Atlanta, Georgia where we are expecting our largest turnout ever. Whether you are pursuing a new career path, exploring professional development opportunities or searching to fill cybersecurity gaps within your company, you won’t want to miss the ICMCP National Conference.”

For more information on the National Conference please visit, http://conference.icmcp.org.

The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It began official operations in September 2014 and is organized exclusively for charitable purposes, to provide members with educational/technical scholarships, mentoring opportunities, professional development and networking opportunities. For more information or to become a sponsor, please visit https://icmcp.org, follow @ICMCP_ORG on Twitter or visit the ICMCP LinkedIn page.

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