Governance & Risk Management , Professional Certifications & Continuous Training

The Future of Cybersecurity Education - Part 1

ISACA and (ISC)2 on Meeting Changing Demands of Industry, Students
Rob Clyde, board chair of ISACA and John McCumber, director of cybersecurity advocacy of (ISC)2

What is the role of professional certification companies in the cybersecurity education ecosystem? In part one of a two-part panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity education, John McCumber of (ISC)2 and Rob Clyde of ISACA share their philosophies.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, McCumber and Clyde discuss:

  • Why cybersecurity education today is average at best;
  • The evolving needs of students;
  • How their organizations are addressing these needs in 2019.

McCumber is director of cybersecurity advocacy of (ISC)2 and Rob Clyde is board chair of ISACA.

Also see part two of this panel discussion where Lisa Ho of the University of California-Berkeley and Amit Elazari Bar On of Intel Corp. also offer insights.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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