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The Importance of Maintaining Cyber Security Skills in a Virtual World

Date:
Oct. 19, 2020
Duration:
60m 02s


The Information Technology (IT) profession is a pretty exciting place to be, right now. We’re seeing an unprecedented influx of new technologies and approaches, including AI, robotics, automation, and next-level networking.

More importantly, today’s IT workers have become the guardians of identity and curators of information. Given the increased movement to remote working the IT community must be conscious their teams skillset in the midst of increasing and complex cybersecurity threats designed to hit organizations where it hurts...their people.

If you’re curious about what it’s like to be part of the IT profession in quickly changing virtual world, then watch CompTIA’s Chief Technology Evangelist, Dr. James Stanger, to learn more.

James discusses the pillars of IT that help create our (post)-modern world, and dispel a few myths about the cybersecurity profession. If you’re interested in learning more about the different cybersecurity pathways available to you, and how you can become a unique contributor to the cybersecurity profession, then we welcome you.

Instructor:
Dr. James Stanger

Dr. James Stanger has consulted with institutions worldwide concerning cybersecurity, Linux and open source, and emerging technologies for over 20 years. He has worked as a security analyst, pen tester, and systems administrator. Organizations he has worked with include Dell, SoftBank, Cambridge University, General Dynamics IT, the British Army, the Japan Self-Defense Forces, Northrop Grumman, IBM, New York University Abu Dhabi, and Symantec. He has also designed certifications and curricula for education institutions worldwide.

In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • Our ambient computing world – supporting the tech needed for the 4th industrial revolution
  • What is IT today?
  • Your place in your organizations cybersecurity ecosystem
  • Skills that organizations need today – and the increasing skills gap
  • Addressing the skills gap: The things you can bring to cybersecurity