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62% of American SMB executives plan to increase their cybersecurity budgets in the coming year.

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/american-fear-foreign-cyberattacks/ Among the list of cybersecurity upgrades executives would like to make, their highest priorities were employing more cybersecurity technology (58%), creating better security awareness training for their employees (57%), and conducting more regular reviews of their existing security defenses...

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Transmosis Announces 40 Applicants to Receive $400,000* in Cyber Security Training and Certifications

New Grant Funding from the Maryland Department of Labor to Accelerate Cyber Security Talent Development in Region Baltimore, Maryland, September 23, 2019 – Transmosis, a nationally recognized leader in cyber security workforce development, today announced they are seeking 40 applicants to offer full scholarships each worth $10,000 for cyber security training and industry certification.  Funding is being provided through EARN Maryland (https://www.dllr.state.md.us/earn), a competitive workforce development grant program that helps businesses cultivate the skilled workforce needed to compete while preparing Marylanders for meaningful careers.  Led by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA – https://www.comptia.org), and Transmosis, the Maryland Cyber...

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More Supply, More Demand: Cybersecurity Skills Gap Remains

Although the number of programs for training workers in cybersecurity skills has increased, as well as the number of graduates, the gap in supply and demand for cybersecurity-skilled workers is essentially unchanged, leaving companies to struggle. Although a variety of initiatives have worked to increase the supply of cybersecurity professionals, demand for cybersecurity workers has also increased, leaving the overall landscape in the jobs market unchanged, according to a report released on June 25 by Burning Glass Technologies, a workforce analysis firm. The result: For every opening in cybersecurity-related professions, there are only 2.3 employed workers to pull from,...

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Winning the Game at McAfee: How Gamers Become Cybersecurity Workers

By McAfee on Jun 14, 2018 This blog was written by Jeff Elder. When Austin Ortega was 12, he and his brother fought over who got to play video games like Gorillas and Commander Keen on an old family computer his parents had bequeathed to them. Then one day, they broke it. Their dad brought to their Grapevine, Texas, home a stack of floppy disks, dropped them in front of the boys, and told them to fix it. They did. “I think it took like 14 floppy disks. They took a while to install,” says the McAfee technicalsupport engineer, who references gaming in...

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Transmosis Announces National Cyber Security Scholarship Program

To Award 300 Scholarships worth approximately $1.5 Million Phoenix,  Arizona, March 21, 2019 – Transmosis, a nationally recognized leader in STEM and Cyber Security workforce development, today announced that 300 applicants nationwide will receive scholarships to subsidize training toward valuable CompTIA A+, Network + and Security + Cyber Security certifications. Each scholarship recipient will receive assistance valued between $3,315 and $5,525, covering 50% to 85% of the total tuition expense. Transmosis, in cooperation with Skillsoft, has created a unique online, live and on-demand training system designed for a wide variety of students, from recent high school graduates to business...

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