Continuous learning and skills development is an essential part of any Cybersecurity professional but they don’t get enough time during normal work week. So why not turn Saturdays into a collaborative learning events where people come to share knowledge, teach, and learn on select topics related to Cybersecurity? My new initiative is launching “Cybersecurity Learning Saturday” which is summarized using the following few points:
- Make Saturday a learning and skills development event as well as help you earn CPE credits to meet requirements for various certifications
- Pick specific topics for day-long training sessions that will run in parallel
- Bring expert volunteer trainers with expertise in these areas, who has a passion for sharing their knowledge.
- Follow a specific standard training template for each session for consistency
- Open the event for general community to attend where each learner picks up one of the topics, registers for the session, and gets a certificate of attendance at the end for CPE credits
With these objectives in mind, Cybersecurity Learning Saturday will become a learning event where professionals can pick a topic of their interest and join a day-long training session to upgrade their knowledge and skills. The proposed topics include but not limited to security certifications, Cloud security, security of DevOps, SOC, different types of security assessments including network and application security, and secure coding for web application developers.
The first Cybersecurity Learning Saturday will be held on March 2nd, 2019 in Columbus OH. I hope to see you in this event! Registration will start soon.
P.S. If you have passion for sharing your expertise and be a trainer for one of these sessions, don’t hesitate to contact me!
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