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UK, Security Advisor Alliance to Present Cybersecurity Career Pathways Workshop

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 17, 2022) — The University of Kentucky Economic Development Collaborative and the Security Advisor Alliance will present a cybersecurity career pathways workshop from 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1. The event will take place at The Cornerstone at UK.  

The event will focus on careers, skill sets, soft skills and opportunities to network. There will also be a virtual “capture the flag” competition. Cybersecurity firms such as Microsoft, MasterCard and 13 Layers will present interactive workshops on cybersecurity careers, pathways and networking. Working CISOs, VPs, directors and managers will serve as mentors on site.  

Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop if possible, otherwise computer access with be provided. The Alliance will provide career guides and access to a virtual mentorship application for ongoing learning.  

The event is free for students and food will be provided.  

Interested students will need to register here:

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