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Fortinet Offers Network Secutity Training, Certification Through New Academy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2016 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has opened a new cybersecurity training academy that will offer network security certification programs at several locations around the world, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the Fortinet Network Security Academy will provide training through six partner organizations in the …

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Fortinet, Intel Launch Programs to Address Cyber Workforce, Info-Sharing Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2016 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) and Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) have unveiled separate cybersecurity initiatives that seek to address shortages in the workforce and information-sharing activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. San Jose Mercury News reported Tuesday Fortinet will open a Network Security Academy while Intel works to drive threat intelligence …

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Raytheon’s David Wajsgras: Communication Key to Boost Awareness of Cyber Careers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has worked with the National Cyber Security Alliance to study ways that could boost young people’s interest in cybersecurity careers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fortune reported Monday a joint Raytheon-NCSA report released in October indicated that one approach is to increase the …

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SAIC’s Bob Fecteau, Vencore’s Barry Barlow Talk Ways to Boost Cyber Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 9, 2015 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) CIO Bob Fecteau and Vencore CTO Barry Barlow have discussed ways to address the cyber workforce shortfall during a recent conference in Virginia, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. GCN reported Friday Fecteau suggested cybersecurity certifications for students while Barlow pointed to community …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Continues Outreach to Future Workforce With UMD Cyber Contest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Honors students from the University of Maryland have participated in a Parsons-hosted contest that aims to build up cybersecurity skills in the future workforce, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 12. The company said Nov. 11 the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition works to support the university’s …

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