The CTC Academy has a number of upcoming programs in the fall and spring to help members achieve their talent goals.
CalCISO convened in Santa Monica to hold the first meeting regarding its Women in Cyber Initiative. The meeting featured opportunities for stakeholders to engage in a variety of new programs, as well as highlighting career profiles of four women in the cybersecurity profession.
California has a new Technology and Innovation Caucus in the State Assembly and Senate. Assemblymember Evan Low of San Jose, co-chair of the new Caucus, visited with CTC on this episode of the Innovation Agenda to discuss its origins, priorities, and hopes for improving the climate for technology growth.
"It's never too early to fuel an interest," said Michael Kaiser, Executive Director of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). The gap between the number of job openings in cybersecurity and the number of people available to fill those jobs is stirring a conversation in technology, academia and government around the world. A recent survey conducted by NCSA with Raytheon highlighted the critical issues.
Legislation surrounding tax, trade, cybersecurity, broadband, privacy, new technology, and workforce development is always changing. Participants in the annual CompTIA DC Fly-In capture opportunities to join in panel discussions with Capitol Hill staff and think tanks and a range of meetings with Congressional members and staff.