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Washington, DC
Joined February 2018
#Ransomware incidents are on the rise! Join us & @cityoftulsagov on 10/26 at 1PM ET for a webinar and to learn about actions within the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) that organizations can take to protect from rising threats: cisa.gov/necp-webinars
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Team Awesome: The Cyber Workforce airs tomorrow at 1 pm ET. View the agenda and register: cisa.gov/cybersecurity-summi… #CISACyberSummit
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The Cybersecurity Education Training Assistance Program provides opportunities for students to become aware of cybersecurity issues and introduces them to training and future careers in the #InfoSec industry. (1/3)
Q9: Do you have any additional resources or programs that can help the cybersecurity professionals of today and tomorrow on their path to a successful #CyberCareer? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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📚 Equipping #K12 educators with cybersecurity curricula and education tools helps younger students learn about #cybersecurity careers. Learn more: niccs.cisa.gov/formal-educat… #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart (2/3)
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The Federal Virtual Training Environment provides free online & on-demand cybersecurity training courses for government personnel, U.S. Veterans, & Contractors. For more information, please visit niccs.cisa.gov/training/fede… #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart #FedVTE (3/3)
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So many ways! 📑 Our newly released Workforce Training Guide helps existing and future cybersecurity professional’s advance their careers in the industry. It has over 100 training resources and certification prep courses: cisa.gov/publication/cyberse… #CyberCareerChat #CyberMonth
Q8: We’d love to hear how your organization is celebrating #CyberCareerWeek! How are you inspiring others to explore a career in cybersecurity? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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🎓 We’re also educating students on the importance of STEM & how #CyberEdu can lead to a fascinating career. The CyberCorps program is a great partnership for students looking to explore a career in cybersecurity. 🏫 View more resources: niccs.cisa.gov/formal-educat… #CyberCareerChat
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Mentor a new hire. Lend your expertise, answer their questions, and help them settle into the position and field. #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
Q7: The goal of #CyberCareerWeek is to inspire, educate, and engage citizens to pursue careers in cybersecurity. How can cyber professionals do their part to help and encourage others starting their careers? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Share what you know. Speak to young people, friends, and family members about your experiences in the field and why you enjoy your career in cybersecurity. For more info on cybersecurity careers including salary info and skills, visit: niccs.cisa.gov/formal-educat… #CyberCareerChat
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Cybersecurity is exciting and has many rewards! Cyber pros frequently deal with threats and risks, so the work is never boring. Hear what it’s like to work in #InfoSec from Jeri Rogish, a CISA Incident Manager: piped.kavin.rocks/watch?v=V0lcVJlI… #CyberCareerChat
Q6: Cybersecurity has something for everyone! Cyber professionals make a real world impact by developing unique solutions in a dynamic industry. What are some of the most rewarding reasons to work in cybersecurity? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Finding and mitigating a vulnerability can be a rush! It’s kind of like discovering the missing piece to a puzzle. #CyberCareerChat
"It was the best feeling I’ve ever had, genuinely I felt like the cleverest person that ever existed, and I was on top of the world…I couldn’t write up the report, I was shaking,” @InsiderPhD on finding her first bug. #InfoSec is a rush. Who can relate!? #CISACyberSummit
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Become active online and attending live events – like this Twitter chat or the #CISACyberSummit. There are all sorts of industry events and webinars that are open to the public. Join us at one of these upcoming events: cisa.gov/cisa-events #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
Q5: Mentorships and networking can be great tools for emerging cyber professionals. What is the best way to connect with other cyber professionals? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Engaging on social media, joining online communities, and creating interesting content, attending conferences, meetups, and listening to podcasts will also keep you in the loop with the cyber community. #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Investing in and building a diverse cyber workforce starts early. That’s why DHS is partnering w/@GirlScouts and @cyber_dot_org on the #CyberAwarenessChallenge to get girls in grades 6-12 interested in cyber. #CyberCareerChat girlscouts.org/en/girl-scout…
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There are several ways the cybersecurity industry can diversify its hiring practices, starting with giving more opportunities for women. Women are particularly underrepresented in #cybersecurity and #STEM. #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
Q4: The field of cybersecurity is diverse and requires a diverse talent pool. How can the cyber industry encourage diversity in its hiring practices? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Educating and hiring people from different ages, genders, races, and other cultural aspects can also help create a more diverse industry. We also need to create inclusive environments, educate young people, and dismantle unconscious bias. #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Employers are looking to recruit the best talent when it comes to cybersecurity. Here are some resources to help you land that promotion or new job: niccs.cisa.gov/workforce-dev… #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
Q3: What traits do you need to excel in a cybersecurity career? What hard or soft skills do employers look for when hiring? #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Know that anyone can learn cybersecurity. This industry is for everyone! Cybersecurity has a lack of diversity and it starts with getting diverse groups interested in and studying cybersecurity. Our Nation and organizations need your service. #CyberCareerChat #BeCyberSmart
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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency retweeted
#WeAreDHS: the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 👋 One of our top priorities is keeping our Nation safe from cyber threats. At DHS, @CISAGov serves as the Nation’s quarterback in carrying out this mission, w/ key cyber roles also played by @SecretService,@ICEgov,@USCG & @TSA.
Welcome to the #CyberCareerChat, in honor of #CyberCareerWeek! We are thrilled to be joined today by our co-hosts @CISAgov and @WeHireLeaders! We have many amazing participants on today’s chat, so please take a moment to introduce yourselves! #BeCyberSmart
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