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    • 29 Sep 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting - Link shared via event confirmation email!
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    Workforce Training for Future Cybersecurity Professionals

    Overview:

    The Cyber Security Peer Group is excited to host a virtual Workforce Training for the Future Cybersecurity Professionals panel with a few of Michigan’s leading Cybersecurity Colleges and Universities! The panel will openly discuss topics, such as cybersecurity curriculums, attracting interested students into the cybersecurity programs and improving the pipeline into cybersecurity careers. There will also be an open dialogue, between the attendees, in order to gain a clearer understanding of the needs from hiring managers and how colleges and universities can help to address these needs. Following the event, a Q&A session will be held to allow you to gain answers to your individual questions.

    Panelists:

    Ed Suniga - Lansing Community College

    Jason Mitchell - Lansing Community College

    Molly Cooper - Ferris State University

    Dr. Lonnie Decker - Davenport University

    Mediator:

    Laura Clark - Department of Technology, Management and Budget

    Cyber-attacks have continued to ravage businesses and organizations of all types and sizes, and there are no signs of this trend slowing down. Businesses and organizations within the Capital region must work diligently to stay on top of cybersecurity trends and best practices but keeping up requires vast resources when done independently. Although the Capital region is replete with industry leaders in the cybersecurity field, opportunities for sharing this expertise have been limited. For these reasons, the CAITC Cybersecurity Peer group was established to share relevant cybersecurity trends and best practices with Capital region businesses and organizations.

    Cybersecurity Peer Group Leadership:

    Board Champion(s) – Deb Fett – Ingham County, Ed Suniga - LCC

    Committee Chair – Laura Clark - DTMB

    Committee Co-Chair – Sarah Suzuko - TEKsystems

    About the CAITC:

    This event is free to all IT Council members. Non CAITC Members can purchase a Non-Member & Member Organization ticket for $10.00!

    Capital Area IT Council is a catalyst for connectivity by uniting, developing, and promoting our IT Community to attract global talent and become a statewide and national leader in tech-based innovation.

    Interested in joining the Cybersecurity Peer Group Planning Committee? Reach out to our Cybersecurity Peer Group at caitc@camw.net to find out more about joining the committee!

    Not an IT Council member yet? You can fill out a membership application at www.capitalareaitcouncil.net. Please contact Jordan Davis, CAITC Executive Director, at caitc@camw.net for more information or question about the application.


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