The BIC Ujima-Ujamaa Partnership (BIC-Partner program) program is named after the Swahili principles of Ujamaa or “Cooperative Economics” and Ujima or “Collective Work and Responsibility”.
The BIC-Partner program is designed to help foster cooperative works between BIC and our Cybersecurity or STEM communities, initiatives, organizations, and businesses.
Qualifications for BIC Partners:
The candidate(s) must be involved in or own a Cybersecurity or STEM related community initiative, organization, and/or business that could provide a service for the BIC Community in exchange for access to our exclusive community.
GAWCR is a BIC-Partner.
The GACWR was started to offer several levels of resources for Cyber Security Professionals looking for real world, live-fire training, and practice in Red & Blue Team activities. From this mission, an Innovative Ecosystem of Technology has emerged.
Ree The Cyber Boss, LLC. is a BIC-Partner.
ReeTheCyberBoss, LLC offers a variety of services such as workshops, trainings, and consultations. We also like to participate in career days, conferences, and on panels. Please visit our website: https://www.reethecyberboss.com to get more information about our services and prices.
Founded in 2019, the National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc. is a member-based 501 (c)(3) non-profit association dedicated to the professional development of African-American compliance and risk management professionals.
Blerds Leading Technology, Inc. is a BIC-Partner.
Blerds Leading Technology, Inc. (BLT) exists to provide an unconventional hub for all minorities in technology that seek to advance their network and enhance their skills. Our mission is to connect talented individuals with unique opportunities for employment, education, and leadership that might not otherwise be afforded to them due to ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation.
Running Name, LLC is a BIC-Partner.
Running Name LLC's mission is to aid businesses and nonprofits through security and design while creating a benchmark for online safety.
Cybrary is a BIC-Partner.
Cybrary's impact initiatives are where they focus on reducing industry-wide gatekeeping, improving security teams, and making a difference throughout the cybersecurity industry and beyond.
Synack is a BIC-Partner.
Synack's impact initiatives include creating a space for mentorship and knowledge sharing, which are force multipliers that garner better results than competition alone. You win and the customer wins.
KC7 is a BIC-Partner.
The cybersecurity industry is plagued by a vicious cycle. You need a very specific set of skills to get a job, but in order to get those skills, you need access to data, which requires a job. With KC7, our goal is to break that cycle. We’re giving everyone access to realistic data that you can use to build cyber analysis skills using real tools and techniques.
CTF Room is a BIC-Partner.
Africa tells a different story when it comes to professional training in cybersecurity. Our objective is to not only offer quality and affordable training to individuals in cybersecurity, but also show that Africa has a tremendous talent pool. The average cost of training a cybersecurity professional has been approximated at between $1,000 - $30,000. For a continent where such figures are astronomical, many dreams of potential disruptive innovations in this space have been shelved. We are changing this, one vault at a time.