Crossword Cybersecurity announces its first Webinar Panel Discussion for 2021 Exploring The Cyber Skills Shortage

6 January 2021 – London, UK - Crossword Cybersecurity Plc (AIM:CCS, “Crossword”, the “Company” or the “Group”), the technology commercialisation company focused on cyber security and risk management, is pleased to announce its first webinar panel discussion for 2021, following the success of its 2020 series. Taking place on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 3pm, “Cyber Security: skills shortage, automation deficit or poor hiring practices – what’s the reality?” will bring together academics, customers and industry professionals to discuss one of the biggest challenges in the industry.

The discussion will be chaired by Dr Robert Nowill, Executive Chair of the Board at The Cyber Security Challenge, with a panel including Amanda Finch, CEO at The Chartered Institute of Information Security; Darren Argyle, CISRO at Standard Chartered Bank; and Stuart Jubb, Managing Director for Crossword Cybersecurity’s consulting division.

Topics to be discussed by the panel will be:

• The expectations of hiring companies for junior roles – does this drive up the skills problem?
• Manual tasks – is there still too little use of automation in cyber security?
• Is there enough being done at a grass roots level to bring young talent into the industry?
• Are we all missing the root cause of the skills challenge?

Register for this informative and lively webinar here:

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