Partnerships with VetSec, TechVets, Black Girls Hack, Black Girls in Cyber, We Open Tech, Blacks in Cybersecurity, Raíces Cyber and Cyberjutsu Help Open Cybersecurity Career Pathways
COLLEGE PARK, Maryland, November 10, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cybrary, the leading training platform for cybersecurity professionals, today announced the Cybrary Impact Hub and its inaugural partnerships with several change organizations. Joining the Impact Hub are two U.S. and European organizations deeply committed to opening pathways for veterans to tech careers, and several nonprofits focused on creating career paths and opportunities in cybersecurity for people of color, marginalized genders and other historically marginalized populations.
“The threat landscape is expanding and changing daily, and the urgent need across all industries for an infusion of new and diverse cybersecurity talent has never been greater. With over one million users registered, Cybrary’s award-winning cybersecurity training programs have equipped professionals at all levels with the skills needed to confidently mitigate threats and protect their organizations,” said Chloe Messdaghi, Chief Impact Officer, Cybrary. of the Cybrary Impact Hub with these change organizations to provide easily accessible training to their members is a natural next step for Cybrary, and is just one of the many ways we are empowering the next generations of talent.
Cybrary Impact Hub’s main partnerships include:
VetSec, Inc.: A world-class community of over 3,300 veterans working in or transitioning to cybersecurity, all of whom have “been in the shoes” of those who will follow them into rewarding opportunities. VetSec offers top-notch training resources through its strategic partners and other support services such as job boards from companies actively seeking to employ veterans, insight into industry conferences and events. industry and mentorships.
TechVets: A bridge for veterans, veterans, reservists and their families to careers in information technology.
Black Girls Hack (BGH Foundation): A national non-profit cybersecurity organization dedicated to providing education and resources to underserved communities and increasing diversity in cyber. BGH offers resources and programs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), information technology (IT), and cybersecurity.
Black Girls in Cyber: Its vision is to nurture the talents of women of color in cybersecurity, privacy, and STEM careers, and to transform socioeconomic conditions in American and African communities, globally .
We Open Tech: A global community of marginalized women working in security and technology. We Open Tech provides a community focused on equity, inclusion, and diversity, and focuses on outreach, education, and career development.
Blacks in Cybersecurity™: A meetup group and speaker series to help showcase and uplift the black cybersecurity community, through conferences, innovative training programs, the BIC Village, development programs red and blue teams, K-12 cybersecurity awareness training, speaker development, mentorship programs and other initiatives.
Raíces Cyber - the Hispanic Cybersecurity Association: an inclusive community where Hispanics, Latinos and their allies come together. Its mission is to encourage and support the Hispanic and Latino cyber and technology community to achieve greater representation in the world. It does this through four main pillars: ongoing support and encouragement to and from the community, education for all career levels, access to valuable resources, constructive networking, and forming strong bonds (” roots”).
Cyberjutsu (the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu): Dedicated to raising awareness of career opportunities and advancement for women in cybersecurity, and to closing the gender gap and the overall gender gap. workforce in information security roles. Its programs and partnerships promote networking, education, training, mentorship, resource sharing and other professional opportunities.
Tom Marsland, Founder and Chairman of the Board of VetSec, said, “Cybrary is a wonderful organization known for its high quality training. A partnership between our two organizations continues to benefit the veteran community and I am thrilled to see VetSec becoming a Cybrary Impact Hub. Partner.”
TechVets Director James Murphy said, “I am extremely proud that TechVets is partnering with Cybrary, providing our members with an incredible opportunity to access incredible cybersecurity training at zero cost. The Cybrary team’s passion to succeed with this initiative highlights the value they place in our TechVets members and will go a long way in making a difference for those who participate in the program by finding their first role in cybersecurity.”
Tennisha Martin, Founder and Executive Director of Black Girls Hack, said, “Black Girls Hack is thrilled to partner with Cybrary as they roll out their Cybrary Impact Hub initiative to make cybersecurity training more accessible and remove financial barriers. at the entrance for those trying to get into cyber. We welcome this positive step towards cybersecurity that is more accessible to all.
Eric Belardo, Executive Director and Founder of Raíces Cyber, said, “It’s estimated that only 4% of cybersecurity workers identify as Hispanic, Latino, Latino, Latinx — we need to do better. Our mission is to encourage and support the Hispanic, Latino, Latina, and LatinX cyber community to achieve greater representation in the cyber workforce. There are currently over 700,000 cybersecurity job openings, the talent is there and opportunities need to be created for more people to enter the cybersecurity field.
For more information on the Cybrary Impact Hub, please contact Chloé Messdaghi, Cybrary’s Chief Impact Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cybrary is the industry-leading professional development platform that delivers the right training at the right time to fully equip cybersecurity professionals at every stage of their career. Cybrary’s threat-informed training, advanced assessment capabilities, and certification readiness help industry professionals gain the skills and knowledge needed to confidently mitigate the threats their organizations face and close the gap. persistent skills in cybersecurity. Cybrary empowers more than 3 million learners, from individuals to service providers and from government agencies to Fortune 1000 organizations, to be ready to respond in the fight against ever-evolving cybersecurity threats. For more information on Cybrary’s offers, visit www.cybrary.it.
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