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Becoming an Expert in Cyber Security: Open House and Panel Discussion

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The Software Guild is partnering with HackerUSA, Israel's flagship IT and Cyber Security academy to offer instruction for individuals interested in a career in Cyber Security.

HackerUSA utilizes Israel's Cyber Security elite to create a world-class program. To learn more about Cyber Security and this new program, please join us for a launch event and panel discussion! Note: For individuals unable to attend the evening program we are hosting an information session from 12:00pm-2:00pm. The evening event kicks off at 5:30PM and runs until 8:00pm.

The Software Guild strives to provide relevant curriculum to both new and incumbent IT Professionals. Cyber Security is an area of great need to organizations in the United States, as evidenced by frequent, high profile breaches. Therefore, The Software Guild has decided to partner with the best Cyber Security experts at HackerUSA so we can launch three training pathways to provide cutting edge curriculum for anyone who wants to pursue a career in Cyber Security.
The panel discussion will cover topics such as the state of the cyber industry and the growing need for Cyber Security professionals. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates jobs in IT security are one of the fastest-growing categories in tech, up 33% in the past four years alone - our panelists will delve into how to "break into" the industry and what to expect.

This event is perfect for: Beginner programmers, IT Managers, Intermediate programmers, Software Guild alumni, anyone interested in learning more about the cyber security industry.

Panelists will include:
Eric Ward, Director or Curriculum and Instruction at The Software Guild
Ariel Cohen, CEO of HackerUSA
Cyber experts, to be announced.

Info Session and Open House 12:00pm-2:00pm
Launch Event 5:30pm-8:00pm
Panel Discussion will begin at 6:30 pm

Appetizers and drinks will be provided.