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Formerly: LA Cybersecurity Workforce Working Group

The Coalition meets virtually, on the 1st-Tuesday of each month, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Pacific Time.

Nominal Meeting Agenda

  • Check-In: Who’s here? How are you doing? Whats going on?
  • Cybersecurity Workforce: In the News
  • Collaborative Opportunities: Let’s help each other.
  • What Else?

Coalition Stakeholders

  • Businesses which hire for IT, cybersecurity, and related roles
  • Regional community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities
  • Regional high schools
  • LA Chapters of professional associations, like ISSA-LA, ISACA, AITP-LA, AFCEA
  • Organizations supporting technology career development among marginalized populations
  • Community-based organizations supporting under-served communities
  • The regional community of cybersecurity staffing and contracting companies
  • MSPs and IT Vendors in the region, including those with cybersecurity apprentice or intern programs
  • Other regional and national cybersecurity workforce stakeholders

Coalition Objectives

  • Be a force multiplier to leverage our individual efforts … Make 1 + 1 = 1000.
  • Build a community of trust.
  • Solve community workforce challenges.
  • Collaborate & work together on projects.
  • Learn from other communities.
  • Connect those with programs, those with employment opportunities, and those in the communities.
  • Explore the range of solutions afforded by participants: what works; what doesn’t work; what scales; what doesn’t.
  • Identify and eliminate systemic blockages such as college degrees and other unnecessary requirements.
  • Better connect skills and capabilities needed by employers with the skills and capabilities students are trained to.
  • Use the strength of our numbers to be better advocates in the Mayor’s office, in Sacramento, and DC.

Joining the Coalition

The LA Cybersecurity Workforce Coalition is for those with a professional interest in the cybersecurity workforce challenge. While focused on the greater LA area, including La County, Orange County, and nearby communities, the coalition includes others with a professional interest in the cybersecurity workforce. Please email info@SecureTheVillage.org for more information and to be included on the meeting list.


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Organization: SecureTheVillage

Type: Working Group

Date: April 4th

Time: 1:00 PM PDT

Focus Area: Cyber Education & Workforce Development

Intended for: CIOs, CTOs, IT Directors,CISOs, Information Security Managers,Cybersecurity Educators

CPE: None

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