Liverpool City Region Combined Authority funds search for next generation of cyber experts
Kevin Vashi , Managing Director at Netcom Training , said : “ We have seen the demand for skilled cyber experts increase dramatically over the last few years in response to the growing threats from hackers and online scam artists . We have ambitious targets to build an army of cyber specialists in the Liverpool region to tackle the problem head-on . These courses will give learners the tools they need to build careers in an industry where talent is scarce and job opportunities are vast .” etcom Training is looking to support the next
N generation of cyber specialists through a series of courses fully funded by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ( LCRCA ) devolved Adult Education Budget .
Cybersecurity can be a lucrative and long-term career , with senior engineers and technicians earning upwards of £ 55,000 per year . The courses , which are run by Netcom Training , are designed to give learners a better understanding of the industry and how threats such as malware and ransomware are impacting businesses , both in the region and worldwide .
The part-time courses , which are delivered online over an eight-week period , are available to people aged 19 years and over living in the Liverpool City Region including Halton , Knowsley , Liverpool , Sefton , St Helens , or The Wirral . They are focused on supporting individuals from priority groups including low-paid and unemployed , ex-offenders , veterans , ethnic minorities , people living with disabilities and those returning to work after a career break .
Once completed , Netcom Training will assist learners in finding a suitable role in the local area , helping them to apply those newly acquired skills to junior roles in software development , network engineering and penetration testing .
Employee service provider deploys LogRhythm SIEM to proactively fight cybersecurity threats
ogRhythm has been selected by Personal Group , a
L leading UK provider of employee services , to deploy its Security Information and Event Management ( SIEM ) solution . Personal Group gains comprehensive threat detection , protection and mitigation capabilities to defend its sensitive data and deliver a secure service for improving employee well-being .
With LogRhythm SIEM , Personal Group gains a robust cybersecurity foundation to meet growing demand for employee services . LogRhythm ’ s solution enables Personal Group to maximise its cybersecurity resources and achieve an in-depth understanding of its threat landscape . Personal Group ’ s security team gain intuitive , high-performance analytics to monitor network activity and security events across its entire IT environment .
“ Employee benefits and well-being services are essential , with employers looking to make their workforce more resilient and employees seeking increased financial security ,” said Kev Eley , Vice President of Sales , Europe at LogRhythm . “ Critical industry attacks are on the rise and it is imperative that employee service providers are taking proactive steps to defend their data and ensure Business Continuity .”
The LogRhythm SIEM helps organisations address cybersecurity issues with a comprehensive suite of tools before they cause widespread business disruption . It enables security teams to automatically detect and rapidly prioritise potential threats with agility .
Scott Ashenden , Technical Operations Manager at Personal Group , said : “ In this critical time of growth , we need to be providing an uninterrupted service for our customers that can withstand modern cyberthreats . We chose LogRhythm ’ s SIEM because we found it to be more intuitive , user-friendly and more flexible than its competitors .” u www . intelligentciso . com