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First Ever Cybersecurity Skills Summit organised by the Youth IGF

The first ever European Cybersecurity Skills Summit will take place in a virtual format. Major industry CEOs and policy-makers, as well as representatives of the younger generation, are expected to attend. The opening talk will be joined by Emil IVOV, the Founder of Jitsi.

The summit supports the Paris Call and the implementation of the European Skills Agenda, as a part of Europe’s Digital Decade, to ensure that people have the right skills for jobs.

The idea of the summit is based on recommendations that emerged from a large consultation led by the Youth IGF in 2020. It involved youth, market and policy actors that tried to understand the market, challenges and approaches in addressing the cybersecurity skills gap in Europe.

The Summit, will be new way of approaching cybersecurity skills in Europe that will create better opportunities for the younger generations in term of professional development, social utility and participation in the digital transformation of societies

The main goal of the Summit is to create better opportunities for the young in the cybersecurity area by helping to eliminate the cybersecurity skills gap.

Registration opens on 20 April at www.cyberskills.today- don’t miss out!