The Center for the Future of Arizona announced its award from the U.S. Department of Education to advance its Career Connected Pathways (CCP) work addressing Arizona’s urgent need to increase postsecondary enrollment and attainment—particularly of high-needs students—through pathways focused on preparing students for careers in STEM fields
Oct 10 panel with some of Arizona’s #TechTitans: The complexities and out-and-out terror of the world’s cybersecurity battle is all too real. It will take an army of new recruits – such as the many GCU students going through their cybersecurity “boot camp” – to win the fight.
Cybersecurity has grown to become one of Arizona’s largest technology sectors. The list of Arizona-based companies specializing in this field contains more than 30 companies, including AccountabilIT, Acronis, Beyond Trust, CellTrust, InfoArmor, Kudelski Security, McKesson and RockCyber. Additionally, the Federal Trade Commission ranked Arizona in the top 10 for cybersecurity.
From the global to the local, cybersecurity breaches affect us in nearly every aspect of our lives. The chief reason cyber attacks are increasing in number, scope, sophistication and damage is it is really hard to get ahead of the hackers. Cybersecurity in 2019 and beyond requires a very different approach than we’re used to. And that requires a very different kind of cybersecurity professional.
Is your business safe from a cyber security attack? Join the most innovative technology experts to find out if you’re at risk and what you can do to minimize digital interruption. The panel of experts will provide insight into cybersecurity best practics and share where the industry is heading.
Phoenix College and Maricopa County Community College District are unveiling plans to create a Maricopa IT Institute at Phoenix College, utilizing a currently vacant building located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The institute will prepare students for high-demand careers and help meet labor market demands within the field of information technology.
In recent years, you may have heard some refer to Arizona as the Silicon Desert. But don’t let that nickname conjure up false images of a Silicon Valley copycat. With its unique approach to tech, defense and business, Arizona is forging a path all its own. Leadership at Acronis SCS, as well as the more than thirty people the company hired in less than nine months across a range of disciplines – from security engineering and application hardening to communications and sales – are proud to call it home.
West-MEC and South Mountain Community College are working hard to connect their students to industry partners to help the students gain hands on experiences to better prepare them to become future industry professional in cybersecurity.
The Council’s 2019 CyberSummit not only presented a relevant issue facing businesses today but also gave attendees easy and accessible access to connections and partnerships.
A commercial litigator and member of the privacy and data security group of Osborn Maledon, William Furnish discusses trends and projections from 2018 and the the 2019 regulatory landscape.