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New Professional Development Institute Aims to Combat Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

The (ISC)2 announces a new institute for working cybersecurity professionals to continue their education.

(ISC)2 has announced the founding of a Professional Development Institute (PDI) to address the ongoing deficit in trained cybersecurity professionals for the IT industry. PDI will provide a free portfolio of courses to (ISC)2 members for their continuing professional education, as well as to nonmembers and the general public for a fee .

Courses will cover staying in compliance with the European Union's Global Data Protection Regulation, achieving DevSecOps, and building a strong security culture.

According to the announcement, PDI will mean the addition of 18 staff members to (ISC)2 and a new video production studio, to be built in Clearwater, Fla., for the creation of course content.

Read more here.

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