NYU Polytechnic's Hacker in Residence, Dan Guido, Visits Symantec Cyber Career Connections (SC3) Students in Brooklyn

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NYU Polytechnic's Hacker in Residence, Dan Guido, Visits Symantec Cyber Career Connections (SC3) Students in Brooklyn

By Lora Phillips, Symantec's Senior Manager, Global Corporate Responsibility
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Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 8:00am

CAMPAIGN: Symantec Cyber Career Connection

CONTENT: Blog

As the Symantec Cyber Career Connection (SC3) students embark on their internships, which started in February, we visit with one of the guest lecturers that taught a session at the Brooklyn pilot site. Dan Guido, CEO of Trail of Bits and ‘Hacker in Residence’ at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, gave the students some advice and training on how to gain the skills necessary for entering the cybersecurity workforce.

Read SC3 student Diana Shafer's views on why millennials should care about Safer Internet Day on TechCrunch.

SC3 is Symantec’s signature program that aims to address the global workforce gap in cybersecurity by training and certifying young adults in cybersecurity and assisting them in landing meaningful internships and jobs. To conduct the SC3 initiative, Symantec has entered into partnerships with two nonprofit organizations—Year Up and NPower—to develop educational programs for underserved young adults (ages 18-29) in the field of cybersecurity information. The participants of the programs will receive industry-recognized certifications, such as CompTIA A+Network+, and Security+, which will greatly increase their earning potential.

Continue Reading on the Symantec CR in Action blog.

Keywords: Education | Dan Guido | Innovation & Technology | NYU | NYU Polytechnic | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Symantec | Trail of Bits | cybersecurity | hackers

CAMPAIGN: Symantec Cyber Career Connection

CONTENT: Blog

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