The latest partnership in the OnaCares portfolio will address the talent shortage by helping young professionals design a career in cybersecurity and data protection.
BOSTON, May 04, 2022–(COMMERCIAL WIRE)–onapsis, the leader in cybersecurity and compliance for business-critical applications, today announced that it has partnered with nonprofit education provider, Next generation cyber talent, to help create cybersecurity career opportunities for underserved talent. NextGen Cyber Talent is the company’s latest addition to its Onapsis Cares (OnaCares) philanthropic portfolio, which includes charities such as the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Women’s Fund. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
The (ISC)² Cybersecurity Workforce Study reports that the global cybersecurity workforce must grow by 65% to efficiently protect critical business assets. However, the lack of educational resources available to marginalized groups creates significant barriers for their youth to pursue lifelong careers in cybersecurity. The Onapsis and NextGen Cyber Talent collaboration is designed to reach young professionals in these communities and support the underserved segment of aspiring students through training and job placement.
“While the skills gap has become a prevalent challenge in the cybersecurity community, underserved and disadvantaged talent are not given enough opportunity,” said Mariano Nunez, CEO of Onapsis. “At Onapsis, we participate in programs that align with our mission statement to make a positive social impact through educational and philanthropic initiatives. We are thrilled to partner with NextGen Cyber Talent and provide young professionals with educational resources that will open doors in their cybersecurity careers and lead them to higher-paying employment.”
OnaCares’ mission was formally established in 2017. The addition of NextGen Cyber Talent allows Onapsis to further expand its mission statement. Onapsis will attend the SAP Sapphire Conference in Orlando, Florida, May 10-12, the RSA Conference in San Francisco, June 6-9, and the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, MD , from June 7 to 10. inviting all attendees to participate with Onapsis in these events and contribute funds to NextGen Cyber Talent. Get in touch with Onapsis at SAP Sapphire by visiting here or RSA visiting here.
“Addressing the cybersecurity talent shortage starts by improving diversity and inclusion in the industry,” said Krishnan Chellakarai, founder and co-chairman of NextGen Cyber Talent. “By bringing together cybersecurity experts, vendors, and companies, we can make a difference in the community. Our partnership with Onapsis will help us achieve this ultimate goal and provide the younger generation with more opportunities to advance their cybersecurity careers.” .
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Onapsis protects the business-critical applications that run the global economy, from the core to the cloud. The company’s cybersecurity and compliance solutions offering, The Onapsis Platform, uniquely provides vulnerability management, threat detection and response, change assurance, and ongoing compliance for business-critical applications from leading vendors such as SAP, Oracle, Salesforce and other SaaS platforms.
Onapsis is headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in Heidelberg, Germany and Buenos Aires, Argentina, and is proud to serve over 300 of the world’s leading brands, including 20% of the Fortune 100, 6 of the top 10 automotive companies, 5 of the top 10 chemical companies, 4 of the top 10 technology companies, and 3 of the top 10 oil and gas companies.
The Onapsis Platform is powered by Onapsis Research Labs, the team responsible for discovering and mitigating more than 800 zero-day vulnerabilities in business-critical applications. The reach of our platform and threat research is extended by leading audit and consulting firms, including Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, PwC and Verizon, making Onapsis solutions the standard for helping organizations protect your critical cloud, hybrid and on-premises businesses. information and processes. For more information, connect with us at Twitter either LinkedInor visit us at https://www.onapsis.com.
About Next Generation Cyber Talent
NextGen Cyber Talent is a nonprofit organization that provides a platform to increase diversity and inclusion in the cybersecurity industry. It brings together cyber security experts, solution providers, and businesses to make a difference in the underserved and disadvantaged community and address the growing cyber skills shortage and talent gap. For more information, visit www.nextgencybertalent.com.
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