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4 Hiring Strategies For Junior IT & Cyber Roles

November 29, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


4 Hiring Strategies For Junior IT & Cyber Roles


In an era of rapid digital transformation, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has never been higher. Yet, the industry grapples with a widening talent shortage of an estimated 3.5 million worldwide. Businesses urgently need reliable and skilled talent, prompting the need for innovative solutions to expand their talent pipelines.

Join us for a session that promises to redefine your approach to building a resilient cybersecurity team.

Drawing from 15 years of rich experience in reskilling over 60,000 learners across more than 60 countries, ThriveDX stands as a trusted educational ally for universities, enterprises, and government agencies globally. Now, ThriveDX is poised to unveil four innovative talent solutions designed to help enterprises tap into fresh talent sources, building a sustainable and diverse pipeline of job-ready cybersecurity professionals.


What you’ll unveil:

  • The Cybersecurity Landscape: Understand the current state of the industry, the challenges posed by the skills gap, and the implications for businesses and public safety.


  • Leveraging Internal Reskilling: Discover how nurturing internal growth and reskilling employees who resonate with your organizational culture and processes can lead to seamless transitions into cybersecurity roles.


  • Diversifying your talent pipeline: Learn how a focus on diversity not only broadens your talent pool but also ushers in unique perspectives, driving innovative solutions to intricate cybersecurity issues.


  • Harnessing Government Funding for Reskilling: Uncover ways to leverage government funding for reskilling both internal and external talents, paving the way for a predictable and scalable talent pipeline.


  • Student Success Stories: Hear firsthand accounts from individuals who have successfully transitioned into cybersecurity roles through reskilling initiatives, and the impact they’ve made in their organizations.

Equip yourself with the knowledge and strategies to fortify your cybersecurity workforce for the challenges of tomorrow.


The Speakers

Ben Kapon

VP of Marketing

Over the last decade, Ben has held leadership positions in multiple startups and public companies, such as Check Point, Cognyte, Cylus, and Ionix. With a track record of driving product and strategy positioning, Ben’s expertise spans diverse industries, including national intelligence, Threat Intelligence, network, endpoint, OT, and cloud security, as well as cyber offensive solutions. Ben holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

Gabrielle Kamekona

Director of Career Outcomes, ThriveDX 

Dynamic executive-level leader with extensive higher education, career counseling, business development, and student service experience and accomplishments in a fast-paced industry.  maximizing staff potential to achieve goal.

Jonni Niemann

Talent Solutions Product Marketing Manager

With over a decade of experience in B2B sales and marketing, career program management and product management, Jonni brings a diverse skill set to his role. At ThriveDX, his focus is on developing impactful strategies to reskill the workforce and enhance diversity within the cybersecurity sector.
Before joining ThriveDX, Jonni played a pivotal role at Gvahim, developing career programs that successfully integrated over 500 professionals into the Israeli tech ecosystem. His academic credentials include a Master’s in Strategy, Organization, and Leadership from Copenhagen Business School.

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November 29, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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