Cyversity continues to elevate the dialogue on the global under-representation of women and other minorities in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity
NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cyversity, a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals, announced today their annual Power Up conference taking place November 6-8, 2022 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. The event offers opportunities to interact with top industry experts, thought leaders, and cybersecurity professionals to learn about emerging technologies and services gaining traction in the marketplace.
The three day event will feature the industry's most prominent voices including Kamau Bobb, Director of STEM Education Strategy and Research at Google, Deneen DeFiore, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at United Airlines, Jen Easterly, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Kim Jones, Director of Security Operations, Intuit.
"We are thrilled to be hosting this event and seeing not only our members but also new faces. It's more critical than ever to achieve consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the cybersecurity industry," said Larry Whiteside, Jr., President, Cyversity. "The conference will bring together peers and industry leaders to collaborate and learn new ways to thrive in a challenging world."
Key sessions throughout the day include:
- Behind the Scenes with Target's BISO Team
- Challenges of Finding Minority Talent in Cybersecurity
- Zero Trust is a Team Sport
- Elucidating the Paths and Mindsets of Leaders
The full agenda can be found here. In addition, the conference will feature a career fair, where attendees will learn about opportunities for entering the job market or landing their next role. Some of the companies who will be onsite and ready to share some of their open positions include: Pega, Citi, Netskope, North Star, Now Secure, McKesson, ISC2, WiCYS, AttackIQ, SANS Institue, Target, and CyberBennett. Registration is open for professionals and students until November 8, 2022.
Cyversity was created as a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals. Cyversity tackles the 'great cyber divide' with scholarship opportunities, diverse workforce development, innovative outreach, and mentoring programs.
Contact Leslie Kesselring
Kesselring Communications for Cyversity
Leslie Kesselring, Kesselring Communications, 1 (503) 358-1012, [email protected]