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Cyversity Partners with Burst and Launches New Online Jobs Site | State

NEW YORK, January 12, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Cyversity, a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals, today announced a new partnership with minority-founded and owned technology company Burst, the primary user-generated content (UGC) engagement platform for broadcasters, media companies, and brands, to provide Cyversity members with a seamless way to tell stories and share their story via a video taken on their phone.

In addition to the Burst integration, Cyversity is launching a new online job board in early 2022 that will provide many opportunities for Cyversity members and non-members and allow sponsors, partners and the public to post cybersecurity roles. available. The publicly accessible Job Board connects employers with people who want to get a foot in the door or want to develop their careers. Cyversity members receive priority placement as an added benefit of their membership.

“We’re excited to offer this innovative engagement platform to make it easy and inspiring for Cyversity members to share stories and experiences for effective and social communications. Additionally, we’re excited to offer unique access and connections between employees and employers that will lead to more tailored employment opportunities. Together, these are an important step in advancing our community development agenda,” said Maggie Domond, CEO of Cyversity.

Start January 1, 2022, Cyversity moved to a paid membership model with an annual cost of $20 for students and $100 for professionals. Benefits of Cyversity membership include mentorships, scholarships, skills assessments, training resources, events, and an entire community to provide the tools needed to succeed in a career in cybersecurity. Current members and new members who joined before the new year will be billed to continue accessing all the benefits of Cyversity membership.

“I highly recommend Cyversity to anyone, especially women or people of color. Cyversity helps you identify the skills you have and build the skills you need for a career in cybersecurity,” Penelope Rozhkova, cybersecurity consultant, Accenture. “I was selected for the Google Security Innovation Red Team opportunity, thanks to the scholarships I applied for and offered by Cyversity, which boosted my confidence immensely and helped me understand the value of my skills.”

About Cyversity

Cyversity (formerly The International Consortium of Minority Cyber ​​Professionals/ICMCP) was established as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the academic and professional success of minority cybersecurity students and professionals . Cyversity tackles the “great cyber divide” with scholarship opportunities, diverse workforce development, innovative outreach, and mentorship programs.

About Burst

Burst enables broadcasters, media companies, rights holders and brands to instantly deliver mobile video to low-cost streaming, OTT, digital and social platforms. Burst’s technology allows journalists, viewers, fans – anyone with a smartphone, a point of view and a subject to record – to embed their video into live or seamlessly curated media streams without requiring the download and use of a mobile app to participate. For media companies, live event venues, brands and marketers, this means fresh, engaging content that is rights controlled and easily monetized without interrupting workflow. Burst is the only solution that gives businesses full control of their content and a defense against social media cannibalization that allows them to generate new revenue streams from their content.

Media Contact

Leslie Kesselring, Kesselring Communications, +1 503-358-1012, [email protected]

SOURCE Cyversity