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Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

by BSides Huntsville

BSides Huntsville | Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap | Ben McGee

What you'll learn

Ever wonder how much your skills are worth to an employer? Are you ready to make the big bucks in the cyber security industry? The cyber threats of tomorrow demand that highly skilled workers be ready and able to solve complex problems and mitigate complex issues. The huge demand for cyber security professionals outweighs the current supply, thus it continues to favor technical professionals who are eager to learn and are enthusiastic about working in the cyber security field. Do you already have a cyber security skillset and want to know if your skillset is in demand? Are you looking to dive into the field of cyber security and need to know what skills and training are necessary to enter into this career field? What are the salary expectations for professionals in the cyber security field? Once you join the field, what skills and additional training do you need to stay on top of the pay scale? Join cyber security expert Ben McGee of CyberProtex for a discussion of these issues as he lays out the details for best preparing yourself for a career in cyber security and how to move up the career chain once there.

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Closing the Cybersecurity Talent Gap

About the author

BSides Huntsville is the conference for those that work (or would like to work) in the trenches of cybersecurity. This is the opportunity for you to engage in fierce discussions about the next big ideas or the worst product you've ever seen in a friendly and informal setting.

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