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Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) Hosting Fifth Annual Virtual Career Fair

August 14, 2023

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is hosting its next Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. CT, which is free for all members.

Anyone looking for a cybersecurity internship, full-time job, entering the field or working toward an advanced position should attend. Participants can explore job postings, schedule one-on-one appointments, and chat live at virtual booths with several renowned companies. WiCyS also has a new roadmap highlighting what kind of roles are available from partners, including internships, entry-level, mid-level and senior-level.

"WiCyS is about creating accessibility and opportunities for cybersecurity education and career pathways. The Virtual Career Fair plays a vital role in building a strong gender-balanced cybersecurity workforce. Our strategic partners are ready to do just that, and we're thankful for their continued support in not only investing in the industry but also building teams that represent the uniqueness of us all."

WiCyS is dedicated to recruiting, retaining and advancing women within the cybersecurity field, which is an important goal of this event. Forty WiCyS strategic partners are participating in the fair, including eight Tier 1 strategic partners: Akamai Technologies, Cisco, Amazon, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, Sandia National Laboratories, Lockheed Martin, Fortinet and Bloomberg LP.

WiCyS members should update resumes and profiles on the Job Board++. Anyone who is not yet a WiCyS member can become one to reap the benefits of the fair, skill development training programs, scholarships, grants and more.

To become a WiCyS member, visit http://www.wicys.org/benefits/. For more information on the virtual fair, visit http://www.wicys.org/events/virtual-career-fair-2023/.

About WiCyS: 

Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) is a nonprofit organization with international reach dedicated to the recruitment, retention and advancement of women in cybersecurity. Founded by Dr. Ambareen Siraj from Tennessee Tech University through a National Science Foundation grant in 2013, WiCyS offers opportunities, trainings, events, and resources for its members. Strategic partners include Tier 1: Akamai Technologies, Amazon, AT&T Cybersecurity, Battelle, Bloomberg, Carnegie Mellon University – Software Engineering Institute, Cisco, Ford Motor Company, Fortinet, Google, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Optum, Sandia National Laboratories, SentinelOne. Tier 2: Aristocrat, DeVry University, Intel, JPMorgan Chase & Co., LinkedIn, McKesson, NCC Group, Navy Federal Credit Union, Nike, Workday, Yubico Inc. To partner, visit http://www.wicys.org/support/strategic-partnerships/.

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