iQ4 Corporation, a centralized platform which helps students, academia, business and government collaborate to transform and scale the workforce of the future, has announced at the Women in Cyber Leadership Reception in New York City, a partnership with Women in Cyber Leadership (WCL), the company said.
WCL brings together women who are established thought leaders in their sector, and helps bring new additions into the cybersecurity industry to scale the representation of women, to share their knowledge, experiences, and insights to develop a more comprehensive understanding of current and upcoming cybersecurity issues.
As part of this partnership, iQ4, the Cyber Workforce Alliance (CWA), a division of iQ4, and the WCL will also join forces with Cyber NYC, a recently announced initiative with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) that plans to transform New York City into a global leader of cybersecurity innovation and talent to combat one of the world´s greatest threats.
Cyber NYC, the City´s initiative to grow the cybersecurity sector, announced on Oct. 2, with iQ4, plans to leverage a roster of world-renowned partners to launch a Global Cyber Center, an innovation hub for startups, initiatives to fuel commercialization and research, and new talent pipelines to train the cyber workforce of the future.
iQ4 is a workforce and mobility platform, which enables applied learning through the strategic collaboration between students, academia, and the business world. The acquisition of skills during the mentoring program empowers students with pertinent knowledge for future prospects. companies are able to develop the next-generation workforce in accordance with the demands of the market. iQ4 facilitates the creation of a competent workforce by uniting the independent initiatives of industry and academia.
The CWA is a division of iQ4 Corporation formed as a collaborative alliance with Wall Street CISOs and the City University of New York in 2015, with a mission to improve the cybersecurity skills and scale of the college/university student workforce so they are more attractive to hire and can provide almost immediate value to the public and private sectors by improving an organization´s cybersecurity resilience and capabilities.