On November 15, Northern Virginia Technology Council brought together regional industry, policy and academic leaders for its annual Capital Cybersecurity Summit in Tysons Corner, VA.

Monster Government Solutions’ Susan Fallon, Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development, moderated a panel on Unique Ways to Attract Top Cyber Talent, which discussed innovative ways companies are addressing the cyber talent gap challenges in their organizations. The speakers below shared best practices that have been implemented to attract, recruit and retain top cyber talent to maintain a competitive edge and build their talent pipelines:

  • Karen Evans, National Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge, and Partner, KE&T Partners, LLC
  • Brian Loggins, Manager, Strategic Analysis, Initiatives & Operations, Cyber & Intelligence Mission Solutions, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems
  • Girish Seshagiri, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.
  • Renee Brown Small, President and Founder, Cyber Human Capital LLC

Learn more about why the Greater Washington region is the nation’s Cyber Capital and access resources about the cybersecurity ecosystem at http://cybercapital.us/

From the Washington Business Journal
“We can’t sit around and expect the kind of talent we’re going to need is just going to show up,” says a Northrop Grumman executive. “Because it’s not.”
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