Cy Saves the Day is a podcast hosted by nonprofit, CyberUp. CyberUp's mission is to cultivate the cybersecurity talent pipeline. We talk about all things apprenticeship, competitions, youth engagement, and when we meet cool people doing amazing work in the space. Discussions will include national leaders and how they are making a difference in the talent shortage.
Ep 20: Cybersecurity Skills Gap Say What w/F5 Networks Team
In this episode we are joined by the F5 Networks research team to discuss their recently published article "Closing the Cybersecurity Skills Gap."
Ray Pompon, Malcolm Heath, and Sander Vinberg share their personal journeys and provide advice to companies and individuals trying to make sense of the so-called "skills gap."
Ep 19: Creating diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity w/Charles Britt
Special guest Charles Britt discusses his efforts of how he is creating opportunities for youth from underserved communities. He also shares his thoughts on how companies can do better at hiring candidates from diverse backgrounds.
Ep 18: The Skills Gap Fable w/Tony Bryan
We hear the words "skills gap" thrown around a lot these days when it comes to cybersecurity careers. Tony Bryan, Executive Director at CyberUp, breaks down the concept and shares why we are looking at cybersecurity hiring wrong.
Ep 17: 7 suggestions on how to break into cybersecurity with Jay Jay Davey
Jay Jay Davey is a blue team expert and has navigated a non-traditional pathway into a career in cybersecurity. Tune in for his advice on what you should and shouldn't do to get started. Spoiler alert - there isn't a silver bullet or easy button to get there.
Ep 16: Demystifying Apprenticeship w/Tony Bryan
Tune in for CyberUp Executive Director, Tony Bryan, and his thoughts on ways we can make apprenticeship better and easier to implement. Apprenticeship doesn't have to be complicated for both companies and for those interested in participating in a program.
Ep 15: How Teachers can Engage Students in Cyber w/Alex Schenk
Tune in and listen to guest Alex Schenk share how he has built a Computer Science program at his high school that is fun, engaging, and rewarding to his students. We talk about tools and resources other teachers can use to teach.