Good morning! Happy New Month!
This is a reminder that this week we are having these events below! Every day in February we will be acknowledging Black pioneers in Technology/Cybersecurity fields to honor them for #BlackHistory.
Black Cybersecurity Founder for the 1st of February:
Chris Young: Chris served as the CEO of McAfee until 2020, and first served as the security division of Intel. Chris also worked at RSA for 6 years, and was co-founder and COO of Cyveillance.
Furthermore, here are some events this week to look out for:
Black Tech Takeover, February 3-5, 2021
Black Tech Takeover is where Black genius, imagination, and entrepreneurial spirit come full circle. BTT is a 3-day conference of insight, playbooks, mentorship and culture for Black technologist, founders, and digital creatives.Get a job or internship here and network with cybersecurity professionals!
Register Here: https://www.blacktechtakeover.com/register
Black in Cyber Conference, February 5-6, 2021
Blacks In Cybersecurity™ is a meetup group and conference series to help highlight and elevate the Black community in Cybersecurity.
Get a free ticket if you are a student here: https://www.blacksincyberconf.com/student-tickets
Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bic-winter-conference-2021-tickets-123837355865.
Revolution Tech Summit! [Hallo X UNCF], February 9 – 12, 2021
SPOTS ARE FILLING UP: Meet Apple, Uber, T-Mobile and Udemy at the Revolution Tech Summit! This is an exclusive career event for African-American students, recent grads, and alumni passionate about careers in tech.
Register Here: https://events.hallothere.com/revtechsummit#uncf
Beya STEM Conference, February 11- 13th, 2021
The BEYA STEM Community, over 10,000 strong, offers K-12 students, college students, corporate, government, military professionals, business, and industry employers with three (3) days of learning, networking, celebrating excellence, and showcasing STEM career opportunities. Join us each February for the BEYA Experience. The 2021 BEYA STEM Conference goes digital in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Register Here: https://s4.goeshow.com/ccgroup/beyastem/2021/register.cfm
SXSW 2021 Conference, March 16 – March 20th
In addition, in March we have the SXSW conference coming up from March 16 – March 20 and during this time various networking, pitch competitions and other events will take place where you can meet other black professionals!
Register Here: https://www.sxsw.com
Lastly, here are some free resources:
These best-selling Linux books are free in Kindle format only right now at Amazon.com until Saturday, February 6th, 2021:
NOTE: You do not have to sign up for Kindle Unlimited. For instructions, see below.
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