Cyber Education Is the Key to Solving the Skills Gap – Kevin Nolten – BSW #231
Kevin Nolten, Director of Academic Outreach from Cyber.org, joins Business Security Weekly to discuss how cyber education is the key to solving the skills gap and developing the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
Kevin will share examples of how we, the cybersecurity community, can get involved in K-12 and higher education programs, strategies for developing young talent, and how Cyber.org's curriculum can be used to train your employees!
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As the Director of Academic Outreach at CYBER.ORG, Kevin directs the organization’s?programmatic outreach efforts and partnerships with the goal of ensuring that every K-12 student in the U.S. has access to cybersecurity education. In his role, he helps advance CYBER.ORG’s K-12 cyber education program with age-appropriate content that aligns with state standards for education in 27 states and counting. The impact of that work is measured in thousands of teachers and students with more content, resources and training that will fuel the cyber workforce pipeline for the future.
Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Administration from LSU Shreveport. Kevin also received his MBA from LSU Shreveport.