The Tortora Brayda Institute & The Association of US Cyber Forces Present:

Joining the Frontlines of Cyber Defense:  Prepping for Your Next Job


Workshop 4:  Getting Connected - Networking

Networking is a vital aspect of a successful career in cybersecurity. It provides opportunities for individuals to connect with others in the industry, share ideas, and gain valuable insights and advice from experienced professionals. Networking can also help individuals stay informed about industry trends, learn about job openings and potential career paths, and develop valuable connections and relationships that can benefit them throughout their career. Additionally, networking can help to build a professional reputation and increase visibility, opening doors to new opportunities for personal and professional growth. Overall, networking is a key factor in building a strong foundation and advancing in a career in cybersecurity.

Join our panel as they discuss their perspectives on networking, best places, and why.

Jessica Gulick, Founder & CEO, Katzcy, & Founder & Commissioner of US Cyber Games & President- National Board, Women's Society of CyberJutsu

Mike Crandall, CEO, Digital Beachhead Inc & VP, Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)

Olivia Herriford, Project Lead, NextGen Cyber Talent and Bay Area Community College Consortium

Jose Fernandez, President, CompSec Direct & Director of Recruitment, Association of US Cyber Forces

Download the presentaion we used during the event HERE.

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17 May 2023


10:00 AM PST

11:00 AM MST

12:00 PM CST

1:00 PM EST


Job Fair Workshops


Cyber Security

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