Watch: Training Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity Workforce

March 30, 2023 | , ,   | Contact: Brie Lindsey

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Training Tomorrow’s
Cybersecurity Workforce

Flyer for the briefing with title, description, panelists, date, and a photo of a laptop illuminated in blue light.The cybersecurity workforce is facing a shortage of trained professionals as we become more computer, data-driven, and network-based society. How can we prepare California’s workforce for the cybersecurity and IT labor market needs of the future? Join us for a CCST Expert Briefing as we discuss opportunities and challenges of an ever-increasing demand for cybersecurity professionals.

Held March 29th, 2023, in partnership with the office of Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua, Chair of the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy.

Moderated by:
John Hanafee
Advisory Services Program Chief, California Information Security Office
California Department of Technology


Kayvan Chinichian
Senior Director of Development | California Cybersecurity Institute (CCI), Cal Poly

Tony Coulson, PhD
Professor | CSU San Bernardino

Markus Geissler, PhD
Professor, Computer Information Science | Cosumnes River College

Donna Woods
Instructor, Cyber Academic Pathway | Moreno Valley Unified School District


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