Becoming Securicon Valley: A Proposal for a State-wide Development Framework presented at bsidesperth 2017

by Duncan Blandford,

Summary : The news is full of stories of the burgeoning skills shortage in cyber security, but collectively we have the power to change that; and to become a major part of the next wave of innovation and global ICT security leadership. Drawing on models from elite sports and industry, this talk outlines a strategy for a state-wide program to train, equip, and network the professionals and technologists of the future; and how each of us can be both a participant in, and a beneficiary of, an abundance of local and exportable talent.