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Deeper Roots: How the Latino Community Is Strengthening the Cyber Insurance Workforce

September 14, 2022

The root level is the highest permission level of access to a computer system, and most cybersecurity professionals work hard to ensure criminals don’t gain root access to a system.

However, the word ‘root’ has another meaning for Raíces Cyber, a Philadelphia-headquartered non-profit organization that works to support the Latino cybersecurity and technology community. In fact, the organization’s name, Raíces, means root in Spanish.

“Family is important. Community is important,” said Founder and Executive Director Eric Bolardo on this episode of The Insuring Cyber Podcast. “This is the importance of one of our pillars in Raíces, which is the community – the founding of strong roots within the community and being able to support each other.”

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