16 – 5/22/17 – Andrea Young, CEO @ Colorado Technology Association

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In this episode: Robb interviews Andrea Young, President of the Colorado Technology Association. News from Shark Tank coming to Colorado, Denver Startup Week, Optiv, WebRoot and more! Full show notes here: https://alex-wood-jp6m.squarespace.com/config/pages/5887d8c66a4963190314e498

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The Denver economy is really heating up. Record lows of unemployment, increasing business starts, and an active tech scene make this the best place to be in 2017. This week we feature Colorado Technology Association head Andrea Young, who shares the vision of CTA with us, and tells us how to get involved. Plus Shark Tank is coming to Denver, Optiv Evantix IT World Award, insights from RMISC, and a whole lot more.

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Feature interview:

Robb sat down with Andrea Young, president of the Colorado Technology Association. Andrea tells about her career (previous to CTA she was CIO to BI Incorporated in Boulder), and what brought her to lead CTA. This is a great opportunity to learn what CTA does in Colorado, and how you can get involved.

Local security news:

Colorado’s unemployment rate dropped to a record-low 2.3 percent in April
Shark Tank holding open call in Denver 5/24
Race to the Raise: Denver jumps into startup pitch-night frenzy – Denver Business Journal
SUPPORT COLORADO = SECURITY! Security Founders Panel at Denver Startup Week
Would your company survive a cyber attack? 
Insights from the Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference 2017
Optiv Evantix Wins 2017 IT World Award
Clavister Selects Webroot BrightCloud IP Reputation Service
Job Openings:

Credit Union of Colorado – Information Security Officer
Fluor – Security Manager
Digital Globe – Sr Security Architect
Rise Broadband – Engineer, Network Security
Coalfire – healthcare consultant, associate
Lockheed Martin – Technical Trainer
LogRhythm – Senior UI Developer
Upcoming Events:

This Week’s Events:

CSA – May Meeting – 5/23
SecureSet – Capture the Flag – 5/26
Notable Upcoming Events:

ISSA COS Security+ Trainings (6/3 + 6/10)
Evanta CXO Summit (6/29)
7th Annual Cyber Security Training & Technology Forum (8/30-31)
View our events page for a full list of upcoming events

If you have any questions or comments, or any organizations or events we should highlight, contact Alex and Robb at info@colorado-security.com

* Thanks to CJ Adams for our intro and exit! If you need any voiceover work, you can contact him here at carrrladams@gmail.com. Check out his other voice work here.

* Intro and exit song: “The Language of Blame” by The Agrarians is licensed under CC BY 2.0


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