National Cyber Security Alliance, Nasdaq, Host Cybersecurity Discussion

Leadership from the National Cyber Security Alliance and Nasdaq recently conducted a fireside chat with Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City. Ohlhausen shared the FTC’s approach to cybersecurity along with insights about likely priorities for the Trump administration.

“It’s an economic and societal imperative to train and certify hundreds of thousands of IT professionals with the analytical skills they need to address the complexity and diversity of threats as they multiply,” said CompTIA President and CEO Todd Thibodeaux. One of the key ways to improve risk management is to train more professionals. CompTIA is acutely aware of the shortage of qualified cybersecurity specialists and has an innovative tool, CyberSeek, which is designed to provide policy makers, employers and security professionals with greater visibility into the demand for cybersecurity professionals nationwide. CyberSeek was created in partnership using labor market analytics from Burning Glass Technologies and NIST.

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