Lockheed Looks to Boost Cyber Security Team

Lockheed Martin has announced the development of a variety of measures to boost its cyber security team.  The steps taken will include: implementation of a Cyber University; university recruiting; cyber career paths; mentoring; knowledge transfer and competitive compensation. Also, new academic graduate scholarships have recently been awarded to students from Carnegie Melon University, Purdue University and the University of Maryland.

“Cyber Security is embedded in everything Lockheed Martin delivers and our people are critical to ensuring mission resilience for our customers. The company recognizes the significance of its cyber workforce and has invested more than $1 million in university recruiting, scholarships and training, ” said Rick Johnson, vice president and chief technology officer, Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services.

The Lockheed Martin Cyber University facilitates the training and certification using a blended delivery approach from instructional-led training to professional study groups, lunch-time seminars, and communities of practice. Current and new employees are able to leverage cyber security training and education to include CISSP certification, Security +, and technology training from Lockheed Martin Cyber Security Alliance Partners Cisco and McAfee.

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