Watch CATAAlliance's Chief Business Officer, Kevin Wennekes in his interview with Rob Kearney, Vice President Staffing and Consulting, MaxSys, in a discussion around the challenges many companies face in recruiting employees with specialized cyber security expertise and how companies such as MaxSys can help organizations avoid the potentially disastrous results that can occur when employing under-qualified talent.
Watch the interview here: http://youtu.be/1Y2EP0_Q6oQ
A recurring theme resulting from the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance's (CATAAlliance) recent Cyber Security & Terrorism Forum was the need for skilled cyber security professionals and a perceived shortage of available talent. Numerous organizations felt susceptible to the perils of hiring under-qualified cyber security experts who are not equipped with the specialized skills and knowledge required to sufficiently address the rapidly-changing, high-risk environments that professionals in this field experience on the front lines of what is a global war.
For more information on MaxSys, please download this 2-page PDF brief: http://www.cata.ca/files/MaxSys_Backgrounder.pdf
CATAAlliance is continuing to advance the development of a Cyber Security LMI study in partnership with the Information Communications Technology Council, the Collaborative Centre for Justice and Safety, and corporate sponsor General Dynamics Canada. For more on how to join the steering committee being formed to advance this study, please see: http://www.cata.ca/Media_and_Events/Press_Releases/cata_pr12121403.html
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Participate in Cyber Security Research into Private-Public Sector Communication Practices. Study participants needed for a 30 minute interview and sponsorship opportunities still available: http://www.cata.ca/Media_and_Events/Press_Releases/cata_pr01131502.html
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