Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (25 August 2016)—According to ISACA’s 2016 Cybersecurity Snapshot, close to half (45%) of those surveyed worldwide report that they are hiring more cybersecurity professionals in 2016, yet fully 94% of those hiring say it will be difficult to find skilled candidates.
Global IT and cybersecurity association ISACA developed the Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) to help organizations build qualified cybersecurity workforces. To provide in-person training and networking opportunities, ISACA is hosting the CSX 2016 Asia Pacific conference in Singapore, 14-16 November 2016. ISACA introduced the conference in the U.S. last year to a sold-out audience.
CSX Asia Pacific keynotes are renowned experts in the field and include:
- Richard Quest, CNN International news anchor and host, “Quest Means Business”
- Ashkan Soltani, former chief technologist of the Federal Trade Commission (U.S.),
and independent researcher and consultant focused on privacy, security and behavioral economics
- Eddie Schwartz, president and COO, White Ops, Inc.
- Justine Bone, executive director and CIO, luxury consumer products; CISO, leading newspaper and financial institution; security researcher and entrepreneur
- Greg Williams, deputy editor, WIRED Magazine
CSX 2016 Asia Pacific will focus on practical cybersecurity solutions and guidance, tailored to every level of a security professional’s career. The conference will allow attendees to explore trends and threats, exchange ideas and insights, and learn how to excel at defending against threats to their enterprises. Sessions are offered in four tracks and with two levels of complexity.
CSX 2016 Asia Pacific will also feature the new CSX Cyber Challenge, an innovative online competition that will test participants’ cybersecurity skills in areas such as ethical hacking, computer network defense and computer forensics. Also offered at the event is a special networking event in ISACA’s Connecting Women Leaders in Technology program.
Registration for CSX Asia Pacific is at http://www.isaca.org/cyber-conference/csxasia.html. Attendees who register and pay by 30 September 2016 receive a US $600 discount. Attendees can earn up to 32 continuing professional education credits at conference workshops and breakout sessions. For details on CSX guidance, research, tools and certifications, visit https://cybersecurity.isaca.org.
ISACA (www.isaca.org) helps global professionals realize the positive potential of technology in an evolving digital world. By offering industry-leading knowledge, standards, credentialing and education, ISACA enables professionals to apply technology in ways that instill confidence, address threats, drive innovation and create positive momentum for their organizations. Established in 1969, ISACA is a global association with more than 140,000 members and certification holders in 187 countries. ISACA created the COBIT framework, which helps organizations effectively govern and manage their information and technology. Through its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), ISACA helps organizations develop skilled cyber workforces and enables individuals to grow and advance their cyber careers.