cyber security

Black & Veatch: Electric Industry Must Adapt, Embrace the Concept of ‘New Energy’

Strategic Directions Report reinforces the need for the industry to evolve
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Electric utilities are navigating one of the industry’s most dynamic times across diverse geographies and stakeholders, presented with a mix of opportunities as they work to meet changing customer demands along with the need to deliver reliable, resilient power, Black & Veatch’s new 2019 Strategic Directions: Electric Report finds.

Through a New Grant from Symantec, NPower Expands Offerings in the Bay Area

by Jaime Barclay, Sr Mgr Corporate Responsibility
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We often talk of a time where our IT workforce is diverse, with equal representation and opportunity. A time where people of all backgrounds, regardless of ethnicity, gender, or socio-economic status have the opportunities, the skills, the pathways to develop life-long careers and succeed in our digital economy.

To NPower, a nonprofit launching digital careers for underserved communities, their mission is to make this future a reality.  

Is Enjoying What You Do Key to Unlocking Career Success?

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All resumes being roughly equal, someone who’s passionate about they do is going to stand out amongst the crowd. Does your passion come through on paper? Jonathan Omansky, Senior Director of Operations at Symantec shares his insights on how to build a resume that shows expertise as well as passion. It may be right there in front of you, others may need to dig deeper. Either way, he believes unlocking passion is key to standing out, to elevating your career and to developing a path of continual growth and success.

Elevating Your Role in Cyber Security Through Passion

by Jonathan Omansky, Senior Director of Operations
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During my time as a hiring manager of cyber security talent, I’ve reviewed thousands of resumes.  Many of these resumes detail varied levels of experience, education, projects, and knowledge.  However, one of the most important qualities in hiring, and one that I rarely see come through on paper is passion. 

CASE STUDY | Cyber Security is Tapping Into Non-Traditional Talent

Symantec C3 Program Highlighted by Gartner’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council
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CEB (that has now joined with Gartner) represents the world’s leading research and advisory company. Recognizing the importance that diversity and inclusion plays in business growth and success, CEB has launched the Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council that “equips those leading diversity and inclusion teams with actionable solutions to enable business performance.”

We are happy to provide highlights of the Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) profile that was developed by the CEB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council and is currently featured as a resource for CEB D&I Leadership Council members.

(This piece originally appeared on the CEB Diversity and Inclusion website. A copy of the full case study is available at the bottom of this article.)

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CEB (that has now joined with Gartner) represents the world’s leading research and advisory company. Recognizing the importance that diversity and inclusion plays in business growth and success, CEB has launched the Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council that “equips those leading diversity and inclusion teams with actionable solutions to enable business performance.”

We are happy to provide highlights of the Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) profile that was developed by the CEB Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council and is currently featured as a resource for CEB D&I Leadership Council members.

(This piece originally appeared on the CEB Diversity and Inclusion website. A copy of the full case study is available at the bottom of this article.)

Looking Outside the Box We Can Solve the Cyber Security Workforce Gap

The Future of Cyber Security Has a Name – Part 3
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This year, Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) partner NPower announced their campaign “The Future of Tech Has a Name” to launch 15,000 digital careers by 2022 and be on track to serve 50,000.  Today we are excited to feature the final part of our three-part series, “The Future of Cyber Security Has a Name,” highlighting individual stories from our program that reflect a changing, diverse and qualified future pipeline of cyber security professionals. 

We have featured the story of alumnus Christopher Reynolds and Layla Gardner, and today we close our series by hearing from Symantec C3 partner NPower CEO Bertina Ceccarelli.

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This year, Symantec Cyber Career Connection (Symantec C3) partner NPower announced their campaign “The Future of Tech Has a Name” to launch 15,000 digital careers by 2022 and be on track to serve 50,000.  Today we are excited to feature the final part of our three-part series, “The Future of Cyber Security Has a Name,” highlighting individual stories from our program that reflect a changing, diverse and qualified future pipeline of cyber security professionals. 

We have featured the story of alumnus Christopher Reynolds and Layla Gardner, and today we close our series by hearing from Symantec C3 partner NPower CEO Bertina Ceccarelli.

Cyber Threats to Physical Assets Demand a Proactive Approach

Government and utility leaders understand the importance of maintaining security across IT, OT networks
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Intent on safeguarding the nation’s largest electric grids from potential mayhem, federal regulators have stepped up their oversight of the security of power utilities in an attempt to protect it from threats and incidents such as widespread, long-duration blackouts caused by digital saboteurs. Cyber threats linger, however, with operational technology (OT), including water systems that are far less centralized and, thus, more vulnerable.

Innovators @ Qualcomm: Kim Koro

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Qualcomm technology is at the heart of the modern digital world, but it wouldn’t be possible without the work of a lot of very creative and dedicated people. Innovators @ Qualcomm, or IQ for short, is our Q+A series highlighting the makers, thinkers, and doers helping Qualcomm build the future.

Today, we go in-depth with Senior Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and President of Qualcomm Cyber Security Solutions (QCSS) Kim Koro.

STEM Girls for Social Good: Empowering Girls to Change the World

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Data from more than 200 tech companies show men hold 82 percent of positions in the general tech sector. According to a recent study, the cyber security sector is even less diverse, as women make up only 11 percent of the workforce.

Why aren't women pursuing careers in STEM fields? Meet the problem solver at Booz Allen Hamilton who’s working to bridge the diversity gap and empower the next generation of women to change the world. Meet Cheryl Wade.

Singtel Group Publishes Its Third Group Sustainability Report 2017

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The Singtel Group Sustainability Report 2017 is the company’s third Group report which covers the sustainability strategies, initiatives and performance in relation to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues of its operations in Singapore and Australia for financial year ended 31 March 2017 (FY2017).

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