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ICMCP Announces: MONTHLY WEBINARS

ICMCP Announces:  MONTHLY WEBINARS

Beginning this month – tomorrow, in fact! – ICMCP will be offering, partner-sponsored WEBINARS on HOT! Cybersecurity topics!  These cybersecurity-interest webinars will be posted - or conducted LIVE - on the 3rd Thursday of Every Month!  Most of the cybersecurity webinars will be first-run, with ICMCP members receiving first-look at the great content!  ICMCP - Bringing cybersecurity opportunities to minority and women!

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Chicago knows cybersecurity!

Chicago knows cybersecurity!


And ICMCP knows this fact!  It is among the reasons that, ICMCP Chicago is launching next week!

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MAY DAY, MAY DAY…That’s Your CFO Calling…!

MAY DAY, MAY DAY…That’s Your CFO Calling…!

Yes. Your CFO. When a cyber crisis hits, ‘where’ is the pain felt most? Well, near-term & long-term, it’s a company’s bottom line. Ouch. The direct costs of recovery are immense, of course. The real costs? It could be the entirety of the company – beyond reputation management, and damage control, some companies never fully recover from cyber attacks. If too directly and severely impacted, customers may never come back.

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‘DIVERSITY du JOUR’ – ICMCP Annual Conference 2019

‘DIVERSITY du JOUR’ – ICMCP Annual Conference 2019

It’s back!  Hope you’re ready to get back together for a great event!  We’ll be in ATLANTA at The Westin Hotel again….will you be joining us….?

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Cyber criminals are diverse, shouldn’t your cyber team be too?

Cyber criminals are diverse, shouldn’t your cyber team be too?
Originally Published on LinkedIn March 22, 2019 by Shelley Westman, Principal/Partner at EY - Focus on Cybersecurity/Seasoned Executive/Passionate Leader/Diversity Champion

Shelley is an advocate for the advancement of diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace, having founded Women in Security Excelling (WISE), a group devoted to advancing women in cybersecurity. She is also a new board member with the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP). Shelley is a requested speaker at cyber conferences; most recently, she was an RSA® Conference speaker discussing the importance of diversity in cybersecurity.

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McAfee’s…Winning the Game!

McAfee’s…Winning the Game!

THREE Winning Strategies are presented in McAfee’s just-released report that addresses the issues in
the cybersecurity industry where talented workers are in high demand.

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24%

24%

Last week, (ISC)² released its 2019 Women in Cybersecurity report; among other interesting ‘tidbits’, the report reveals that women now represent 24 percent of the cybersecurity workforce. While this is encouraging news – and shows that industry has ‘moved the needle’ - the report goes on to indicate that challenges like wage inequality remain

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ICYMI: Mercenary Hacking

ICYMI:  Mercenary Hacking

Gun-for-Hire Hackers.  They are amongst us. And according to a New York Times (NYT) investigation — Mercenary Hacking is turning the cyberspying business into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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ICMCP Announces New Board Members!

ICMCP Announces New Board Members!


The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP) justannounced seven (7) new board members!  This expands the three-year old organization’s board, to twelve (12) total.

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CAE – An Acronym You Should Get to Know

CAE – An Acronym You Should Get to Know

DHS, NSF, NSA, NICCS….and:  CAE!

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Aluminum is NOT Teflon…or Vibranium!

Aluminum is NOT Teflon…or Vibranium!

The aluminum producer, NORSK HYDRO was hit by a cyber attack.  One of the world’s largest aluminum producers announced this week that a cyber attack has created production outages across Europe and the U.S.  

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SHRM Sez: ‘SKILLS Shortage’ is Primary Recruiting Issue

SHRM Sez:  ‘SKILLS Shortage’ is Primary Recruiting Issue

In the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) recently released, “2019 State of the Workplace” report, among other interesting data points:  75% of those having difficulty recruiting believe there is a skills shortage among their applicants.

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STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

STOP. THINK. CONNECT.

This is something you SHOULD do, of course.  A large percentage of all cyber attacks & incidents begin with someone – an individual – simply not ‘pausing’ long enough to THINK before hitting that button.  And according to the, STOP. THINK. CONNECT. non-profit organization, research reveals that digital citizens have a high interest and personal concern coupled with a high level of awareness on cybersecurity issues.”

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HOT-LANTA!

HOT-LANTA!

Peaches?  Check. Midnight Train?  Check. CYBERSECURITY MECCA?  Check.  

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Welcome to ICMCP

Welcome to ICMCP's Blog!

As a result of your engagement with the ICMCP Community, we are one step closer to completing the diverse pipeline of cybersecurity practitioners through the talent and perspectives of varying cultures and experiences.

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