Opinion: Cybersecurity Needs More Diversity

Opinion: Cybersecurity Needs More Diversity

Cybersecurity experts are needed at every level of an organization. The problem is that the supply of well-trained professionals cannot meet the demand. According to TechCrunch, cybersecurity nonprofit (ISC)2 has estimated that across the globe, approximately 3 million cybersecurity jobs are currently unoccupied. America’s educational institutes have responded by offering several new courses of study…

Carlos Solari

Carlos C Solari was born in Colombia, South America and grew up in Huntington, NY. His career started in government service: U.S. Army for 13+ years, FBI senior executive in the 1990's and Chief Information Officer for the White House (2002 - 2005).

In the private sector, Carlos was VP of Cybersecurity at Bell Labs, VP / GM of Global Security Solutions at CSC, SR VP at Mission Secure Inc and VP of Cybersecurity Services at Comodo Group. He is currently in several roles including Advisory Board Chair for CyberFortis focused on cybersecurity education / training for the corporate leadership including the Board of Directors, the C-Suite and Compliance Officers. He is the author of several books including Security in a Web 2.0+ World published by Wiley in 2009. He has taught cybersecurity in various settings and is an international speaker on this topic.

He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University with a BS in Biology and the Naval Postgraduate School with a MS in Systems Technologies.

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