New Jersey Cybersecurity Virtual Conference - Seton Hall University (

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

This Friday is a wonderful FREE Virtual cybersecurity conference, "New Jersey Cybersecurity 2021," highlighting experts across NJ, Python/Splunk workshops, recruiting, and networking.

This counts as a colloquium event with proof of attendance sent to

The goals of the event are to:

  • Raise awareness of cybersecurity career opportunities for higher education students and new college graduates and convey the appeal of cybersecurity careers
  • Inform students and business leaders about university cybersecurity programs.
  • Enable business leaders to collaborate with academia to fill cybersecurity job openings by tapping into new avenues of recruitment at universities
  • Provide students and new grads seeking internships and full-time positions with networking opportunities with employers


Schedule at a Glance: 

  • 9 – 9:15 a.m.
    Welcome remarks:
    • Dr. Brian Bridges, Secretary of Higher Education, NJ Office of the Secretary of Higher Education
    • Katia Passerini, Provost, Seton Hall University
  • 9:15 – 9:50 a.m.
    • Keynote address: Gurdeep Kaur CISO, PSEG
  • 10 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Workshops featuring more than 20 cybersecurity experts from industry, government and academia, including:
    • Training the Next Generation of Cybersecurity Researchers 
    • The Cybersecurity Job Market: Cybersecurity Employers Speak About the Array of Jobs Available and the Qualities They Seek in New Hires  
    • Keeping New Jersey Safe from Cybersecurity Threats
    • Diversity Employment in Cybersecurity: Opportunities for Women and Minorities 
  • 12:00 pm. – 12:30 p.m.
    • Lunch and Networking
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
    • Day in a Life: What’s it like to work in cybersecurity?
  • 1:30 pm. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Python Workshop (Sponsored BY NJEDA)
    • Splunk Workshop (Sponsored by Splunk)
    • Computational Data Privacy Workshop (Sponsored by LeapYear Technologies)
  • 2:30 pm. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Wrap-up and Networking