From IT to Cybersecurity: A Shortcut to Better Cybersecurity for Canadians

June 16th, 2021

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From IT to Cybersecurity: A Shortcut to Better Cybersecurity for Canadians

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We are all in agreement that the need for cybersecurity capabilities grows each year. Informational technology workers are a front-line of defense when it comes to combating cyber assaults on a corporation. Randy Purse, the Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, discusses cybersecurity careers with SANS professors Bryan Simon and Kevin Ripa in this webcast. We’ve listed literally thousands of SANS events so this one we’re also glad to endorse.

- Review written by Henry Dalziel on Friday, June 4th 2021.
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Cyberattacks are happening everyday to organizations of all sizes. The demand for cybersecurity skills continues to grow every year as the threat increasingly intensifies. Information Technology professionals are often a first line of defence against cyber attacks on an organization– but how prepared is your IT team to face these threats?

On this webcast moderator Randy Purse, Senior Cybersecurity Advisor at the Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst, is joined by SANS instructors Bryan Simon and Kevin Ripa to break down how any IT career can be bolstered with cybersecurity training.

The panel will also discuss the opportunities for Canadian IT professionals who are interested in building on their experiences to become cybersecurity specialists. Stick around until the end to ask your questions in our Q & A session.

Rogers Cybersecure Catalyst is Ryerson University’s national center for innovation and collaboration in cybersecurity. The Catalyst works closely with the private and public sectors and academic institutions to help Canadians and Canadian businesses tackle the challenges and seize the opportunities of cybersecurity.

The Catalyst is working to drive Canada’s global competitiveness in cybersecurity with a diverse range of initiatives and services including; a first-of-its-kind cyber range; training and certification programs; a commercial accelerator for Canadian cybersecurity scale-ups; public education programs; and an influential policy development platform.

The Catalyst has partnered with SANS to offer SANS Catalyst Community Courses, a training program combining SANS’ world-leading technical training with custom Canadian Perspective Workshops to deliver best-in-class cybersecurity training for Canadians.

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