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Homegrown Is No Longer the Only Solution to Blockchain Talent Acquisition

Are you a blockchain professional or hoping to become one? Get the certification that counts! TRU CEO Jared Coseglia breaks down the C/BP, a new certification from IIB Council which aims to establish the global standards in the blockchain industry and create the next generation of blockchain pros, in Part Fifteen of his certification series for Legaltech News, “Homegrown Is No Longer the Only Solution to Blockchain Talent Acquisition.” Click here to read the full article!


Part One of this series, “Maneuvering the Madness of Cyber and ESI Education & Certification,” examines basic and broadly accepted industry-standard certifications that can be achieved within a year’s time or less: CEDS (Certified E-Discovery Specialist), GIAC (Global Information Assurance Certification) and RCA (Relativity Certified Administrator) programs.

Part Two of the series, "The IGP and CFSR: Transitioning Your E-Discovery Career Into a Cybersecurity One," exposes two lesser-known but rapidly accepted certifications, the IGP (Information Governance Professional) from ARMA International (Association of Records Managers and Administrators) and the CFSR (Certified Forensic Security Responder) from Guidance Software Inc., makers of EnCase and the EnCE.

Part Three of the series, "Mainstream Alternatives: Cyber & ESI Certifications Making Moves in a New Era," notes that choosing certifications and education to invest in continues to be challenging, but worthwhile, for legal professionals, and takes a look at two more launching this year.

Part Four of the series, "University Usage of ESI Technology Gives Rise to Alternative Career Paths for Lawyers," suggests that for iCONECT, certifying future lawyers on XERA at the university level may help solve a talent gap issue as well as increase licensing from potential buyers of the platform.

Part Five of the series, "When Products Start Teaching Cybersecurity Process," explores how the new Nuix cybersecurity training and certification points to a pivot not only at Nuix but in the ESI and cyber community at large.

Part Six of the series, "Time, Not Buy-In, Becomes Biggest Barrier to Broader Cybersecurity Awareness," discusses Inspired eLearning's move into the legal market with the aim not to certify, but constantly educate.

Part Seven of the series, "Distinction Now Comes from Specialization in the Relativity Ecosystem," takes a look at new certifications offered by Relativity.

Part Eight of the series, "IoT Offers Potential Career Specialization and, Now, Certification," states that more connected devices mean more forensic nuance, and Paraben aims to enable customers and careers with IoT education.

Part Nine of the series, "Unit 8200 CEO Takes Accelerated Learning to the Cyber Masses," looks at Cybint's highly technical online self-guided certifications designed to bridge the talent gap in cybersecurity .

Part Ten of the series, "Privacy is Becoming an Alternative Career Path for Thousands," reveals how and why the IAPP is certifying more privacy professionals than ever before, thanks to the GDPR and a legal community hungry for reinvention.

Part Eleven of the series, "Changing Cyber Law by Creating a Common Vernacular," looks at the (ISC)2 lexicon intended to help everyone speak the same language, especially congressmen and women who are responsible for changing the laws of the land as it relates to cyber and national security.

Part Twelve of the series, “ISACA Turns 50 Next Year, But Isn’t Too Old to Reinvent,” looks at ISACA's new comprehensive cybersecurity performance test to validate technical skills.

Part Thirteen, “A Battle Cry for Penetration Testers: Try Harder! Earn Your OSCP Certification,” looks at Offensive Security’s OSCP, a certification that stands out in proactive cybersecurity and beyond!

Part Fourteen, “Get Cyberrisk-Savvy and Become a Harvard Grad in Nine Weeks!” breaks down the “Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age” program, a high-impact cybersecurity risk management education course offered by the Harvard Kennedy School for leaders across all professional sectors.

Part Fifteen, “Homegrown Is No Longer the Only Solution to Blockchain Talent Acquisition,” breaks down the C/BP, a new certification from IIB Council which aims to establish the global standards in the blockchain industry and create the next generation of blockchain pros by offering skills that cannot be validated elsewhere.

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