Minority Tech Cyber Awareness
Location type: Virtual
10/18/2023 - 9:30 AMEDT
to 10/18/2023 - 11:00 AMEDT
DescriptionThe Minority Cyber Inclusion Council is hosting an event to reach employers and college students. This event is in support of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Institute for Cybersecurity Education (NIST NICE) Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week. The 2023 program theme, "Building more secure and resilient infrastructure for the future", highlights the need for employers, employees and future employees to advance an integrated ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.
The event goal is to energize a cohort of Minority Serving Institutions to build a community of practice around their community with the support of the minority technology industry.
The Council Exchange Board of Trade (CEBOT) represents the now over 65,000 U.S. minority technology employers. This markets sector represents an aggregated $100 Billion in sales employing over 500,000 people. CEBOT manages the Minority Cyber Inclusion Council. (www.mcicouncil.org)
The mission of NICE is to energize, promote, and coordinate a robust community working together to advance an integrated ecosystem of cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.