Cybersecurity workforce conference to feature tech leaders and data security experts

Microsoft’s Senior Director of Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy Angela McKay and local Miami tech pioneer Manuel D. Medina are among featured speakers for the NICE Conference and Expo.

“We’re honored to have seasoned cyber experts join the growing conversation on the cybersecurity workforce,” said FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, who will host a panel at the conference on the future of education on Wednesday, Nov. 7. “Conferences like this allow everyone to be a part of the conversation to better align curriculum and hands-on training opportunities with specific cybersecurity needs.”

The NICE Conference, taking place in Miami on Nov. 6-7, 2018, will focus on new and innovative approaches that will prepare and grow a sustainable workforce for cybersecurity by bringing together distinguished cybersecurity experts including featured speakers McAfee’s Chief Scientist Raj Samani and Trend Micro’s leading security expert Ed Cabrera. The conference will feature a wide range of expert panels and presentations from leading professionals from the U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Science Foundation, T-Mobile, Dell and education experts from over a dozen universities, including the University of Washington, Columbus State University and FIU.

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Posted by Jennifer Lacayo