Cybersecurity Certifications. Your company has been invited to participate in a business round table discussion at a regional Cybersecurity conference hosted by a local community college. The Chief Operating Officer has asked your group of Cybersecurity interns to perform background research and then assist in writing a briefing statement that he will present at the round table. The topic for his presentation is: What is the business value of Cybersecurity certifications?
For this activity you must prepare a 3 to 5 paragraph briefing statement which answers the following questions. What are professional certifications? What are the benefits of professional certifications to businesses and other organizations? What are the benefits of professional certifications to individuals? Who certifies the certifiers and why is this important? (ISO/IEC Standard 17024)
How do certifications contribute to risk reduction in the field of cybersecurity? (Identify and discuss 3 or more risks that can be mitigated by requiring certifications of Cybersecurity staff members.) Provide in-text citations and references for 3 or more authoritative sources. Put the reference list at the end of your posting.
Answers with the course’s readings and at least wo scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.