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Transmosis Works with Silicon Valley Groups to Inspire San Jose College Students with Game Design Course to Promote STEM Careers

Transmosis and Workforce Institute challenged SCJCC computer science students to design and launch their own games. Transmosis worked with 9 community colleges, 6 unified school districts, community-based organizations and workforce intermediaries through a grant funded by San Jose-Evergreen City College District’s Workforce Institute. SAN JOSE, Ca., January 26, 2017 – www.transmosis.com Transmosis Corp. and http://www.wi-sjeccd.org the San José-Evergreen Workforce Institute (WI) recently inspired San José City College (SJCC) computer science students to accelerate their learning with a nine-day game design course. Transmosis spearheaded a regional Silicon Valley team to promote STEM career pathways for college students. This unthinkable feat...

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Fixing the Nation’s Cybersecurity Talent Shortage (Homeland Security Today)

Almost weekly, we hear of encroachments into big data systems in government, the military, finance, health, hospitality and retail – to name just some of the affected industry sectors. As awareness of our vulnerability has increased, demand for cybersecurity specialists has risen dramatically. Cybersecurity is not a low-skill field.  It requires general IT knowledge, specialist cybersecurity certifications, and, sometimes, knowledge about particular industry sectors such as finance and health.  We need talented, skilled professionals to meet the demand. And we don’t need them in a few years – we need them now.  How do we get enough people in...

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Don’t Give Silicon Valley More H1B Visas

By: Chase Norlin In San Francisco a few years ago, my co-workers and I built a multi-million-dollar technology business without the traditional venture capital required to hire Silicon Valley’s “best and brightest.” With little money raised, we were forced to go in another direction. We hired interns and displaced workers from other industries, ambitious and scrappy types who had not gotten the chance to shine. Then we trained them on the job and gave them increasing decision-making authority. The results were inspiring: Emerge Digital Group revenue accelerated greatly, but equally dramatic was the transformation of workers into cutting-edge digital advertising...

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Transmosis accepts Bay Area applications for First Cyber Security Apprentice Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2016 SAN JOSE, Ca. – Transmosis Corp. will open a new Cyber Security apprentice training program leading to full-time STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) employment in January, 2017, in San Jose, California. The program is funded from a grant through the Chancellor’s Office of the CA Community College System. Tuition for the training valued at $10,000 for accepted applicants is waived. Transmosis will operate the program as the Workforce Intermediary, the first of its kind in the nation. Students will learn Network Security Fundamentals, Operating System Security Policies, and Computer Forensics to prepare...

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Transmosis CEO to speak on “Filling the Cybersecurity Workforce Pipeline” panel at the Tech Policy Summit, Capitol Hill, Feb 14 2017

Transmosis CEO Chase Norlin will be speaking about filling the cybersecurity workforce pipeline in Washington, DC: Filling the Cybersecurity Workforce Pipeline There is no doubt that we are facing a shortage of skilled workers needed in the cybersecurity space. The problem is two-fold: filling the gaps that we have today while preparing the next generation to ensure adequate workforce in the future. This is a problem that needs to be solved by the public and private sectors working together to create clear career paths for cybersecurity, while using all available tools for recruitment and retention of skilled personnel. This...

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Timothy Kelley of Grand Canyon University and Chase Norlin of Transmosis Join Invest Southwest Board of Directors

PHOENIX (September 12, 2016) – Timothy Kelley, Founder and Chair of Canyon Angels and Head of Entrepreneurship at Grand Canyon University, and Chase Norlin, CEO of Transmosis, were recently selected to join the Board of Directors for Invest Southwest, a non-profit focused on connecting accredited investors with the region’s most promising early-stage firms. Kelley brings to the Board expertise in entrepreneurship and international real estate finance, and currently serves as the COO of the Entrepreneur Opportunity Fund, as well owner and CFO of two education-related companies with 45 + employees and several million in gross revenue. He is an...

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Technology boot camp to be held in Henderson

By NATALIE BRUZDA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Unemployed or underemployed Southern Nevada residents have until 5 p.m. Wednesday to make the first application deadline for an intensive IT boot camp that will provide training for tech sector jobs. The boot camp — to begin in September — is made possible by a $114,200 grant from the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. The City of Henderson used the grant to partner with Transmosis, a workplace technology organization founded in Silicon Valley, to provide a boot camp and help between 15 and 20 people acquire skills to work in high-quality...

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Transmosis Pioneering Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

Despite the burgeoning demand for cyber professionals with the skills necessary to address the increasingly complex and ever-evolving cybersecurity threats facing the nation, the cyber talent gap in the United States—and indeed across the entire globe—continues to grow. According to a report by Burning Glass, the supply of skilled cyber professionals is not keeping pace with the demand. Job postings for cybersecurity openings have grown three times as fast as openings for IT jobs overall. In fact, between 2010 and 2014, cybersecurity job postings increased by 91 percent. Chase Norlin, CEO of Transmosis, told Homeland Security Today that cybersecurity...

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