Creating the Next Generation of Cyber Professionals

Jan
26
Wednesday, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

The cyber threat landscape is evolving rapidly and the corporations are scrambling to find skilled people to fill cybersecurity positions. There is clearly an acute shortage of skilled cyber professionals. Cybersecurity workforce training and development is going through a major transformation with the changing threat landscape as well as rapidly evolving technologies such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics. This presentation will bring real world best practices from the trenches on how cyber security education and training can be both affordable and effective in helping people fill the cyber security job openings with the right skills. The presentation will highlight critical skills required in the next generation of cyber professionals and how is the role of a security analyst rapidly evolving with the advent of advanced targeted attacks and zero day attacks. Attendees will walk away with a clear understanding of practical cyber security training solutions as well as best practices in developing and delivering an effective cyber security program from a pragmatic perspective within the commercial and federal organizations.

Speaker Prem Jadhwani

Prem works as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder of Intellectual Point – a Reston VA based professional IT Training, Education & Solutions Provider. He also serves as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Government Acquisitions - an IT Solutions Provider & Trusted Advisor to the Federal Government. His primary responsibilities include defining, developing and delivering professional, hands-on IT Trainings and Solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Networking, Big Data Analytics, Mobility, Internet of Everything, and Emerging Technologies.

Mr. Jadhwani possesses 20 years of experience working in the enterprise IT space with both commercial and Federal customers. He has a strong blend of technology and marketing background and has worked with a number of Technology and Software firms, including TIBCO Software, See Beyond Technology Corporation (now acquired by Sun/Oracle), Infogix Systems Inc., GTSI Corporation and Unicom Government Inc.

Prem has a well-rounded and extensive product management background. He has a proven track record of successfully training, coaching, and mentoring people in skills such as cyber security, cloud computing, and project management as well as preparing them for highly skilled IT and management careers. He provides technical and business expertise in data center, green IT, enterprise networking, network security, unified communications, wireless, and cloud computing solutions to customers. He is also a prominent speaker at various tradeshows and conferences. Prem was nominated and has served as a Commissioner for the TechAmerica STLG Cloud Computing Commission as well as TechAmerica Big Data Commission. Prem is an active contributor to various industry discussions, panels and his work and articles have been published in numerous journals and periodicals.

Prem has an intuitive ability to be able to envision technological changes and provide technical direction and trainings to companies and customers. Prem is also involved as an adjunct faculty for instructing graduate level degree courses in Cyber Forensics, Big Data, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing at universities including University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Strayer University, and several others. Prem holds several advanced academic credentials including MS in Computer Science, MBA in Marketing, and has completed his coursework towards a Ph.D. in Cyber Security from George Mason University. He also holds 100+ advanced IT Certifications and Credentials including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, Security+, CSM, CHFI, VCP, GIAC, GCIH, ITILv3, CCSP, CCNP, CCVP and several others.

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