Cyberversity Helps Budding Cyber Pros

Cyberversity Helps Budding Cyber Pros

California next-gen SIEM and XDR company Exabeam has launched an initiative to help cybersecurity job seekers connect with industry professionals. 

Exabeam announced its free Cyberversity scheme on September 29 as "an interactive educational experience meant to increase diversity and help close the skills gap in the cybersecurity industry."

Under the initiative, cybersecurity students, recent graduates, and those who are interested in working in the field of cybersecurity are given the chance to learn directly from Exabeam's security experts and other established industry professionals through a series of virtual panels and Q&As.

Topics covered in the sessions include cybersecurity career expectations, job-hunting techniques, and how to identify technical and non-technical opportunities in today's market.

Cybersecurity experts who have already committed to the program include professionals from organizations such as Canadian Tire, Castra, Chevron Federal Credit Union, and Meissner Filtration.

“We are trying to solve two problems: get people interested in a career in cybersecurity and increase minority representation throughout the industry,” said Michael DeCesare, CEO and president of Exabeam. 

“We want to raise awareness and create opportunities to help address the talent shortage, bring diverse perspectives to our industry, and ensure global organizations are well defended against

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