Evolving cyber skills for a growing economy

Evolving cyber skills for a growing economy

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CGI recognise that the development and continued evolution of a workforce with sufficient cyber skills is a real challenge for societies across the globe. Regions that put in place strategies that succeed in addressing this challenge will gain a real advantage in the development of thriving economies in the future. One of the features of the ‘cyber workforce’ is the broad range of skills and competencies required to address cyber across the broad range of needs that it demands.

That is why CGI is hosting ‘Evolving cyber skills for a growing economy’ in collaboration with Dundee City Council, Abertay University and the Scottish Business Resilience Centre. This informative full day seminar, taking place at The Steeple in Dundee, looks to explore the cyber skills challenges we face across the spectrum of evolving cyber needs and, through a set of plenary sessions and interactive workshops, will allow attendees to consider the topic and develop strategies to address the challenge.

We will look at skills implications across a range of cyber security topics, including:

  • Cyber Governance, policy and training considerations in the context of the Digital revolution. From boardroom to engineering floor or office desk, a broad approach.
  • Allowing the accelerated adoption of emerging technologies through the development of a modern cyber framework integrated to approaches such as Agile development and native cloud services.
  • How Ethical Hacking fits within a balanced approach to cyber and how it is evolving in the context of Cloud, 5G and the Internet of Things.
  • Detection and Response – Spotting bad things happening in your cyber world and successfully mitigating them. What does the future hold with the rise of Automation and sophisticated data analytics?

The sessions will be of interest to both the technical and non-technical alike, aiming to bring this important topic to life through informative and interactive discussion.

The plenary sessions will include panel discussions with a range of leading stakeholders including: Abertay University , CGI’s cyber security group, Dundee City Council, the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, and local businesses and leading cyber evangelists.

The event is completely free and registration is open to anyone who finds this subject of interest and use, including SMEs, larger organisations and students. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and the session will conclude with networking over drinks.

Click here to register your place. 

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