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California Firm’s Growing Cybersecurity Program Spreads East

A California-based tech company that has found success with cybersecurity career training is spreading its program to Nevada. Transmosis Corp., a workforce trainer focused on developing a pipeline of skilled labor by helping job seekers address skill gaps, is led by CEO Chase Norlin, who has years of Silicon Valley experience. He realized that most could break into the tech industry with a little training, and his mission became seeking to make that transition easier for those seeking work in the sector. After starting the program in California, he saw early success, for example, taking someone who was long-term...

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California Company Launches Cybersecurity Training in Nevada

A California-based company is launching a cybersecurity training program in Nevada. The program, offered by Transmosis, follows the company’s two-year pilot program in Henderson focused on information technology. Local tech experts say Transmosis is a much-needed helping hand in growing local cybersecurity-related talent. “Jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math industries are growing about twice as fast as jobs in non-STEM industries,” said Brian Mitchell, director of the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology. The $31.84 average hourly pay of STEM-related jobs is “significantly higher” than the state’s average hourly wage of $20.58 for all jobs, Mitchell said....

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Transmosis in Forbes: Trump Wants 5 Million Apprenticeships: Here’s How Hard It Is To Create Just A Few

What will it take to create the five million apprenticeships in the next five years that President Trump is proposing? Support for the apprenticeship concept is high across the political spectrum, left and right. What have we learned in recent years, though, about the challenges in creating apprenticeships in practice? A cybersecurity apprenticeship project I’ve followed over the past year in the San Francisco Bay Area offers some answers. This project started with many advantages, including a sophisticated sector-based workforce intermediary, and initial commitments of support from employers. Still, it has struggled to get employers to formally adopt the...

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Calling All Techies

Transmosis is now taking applications for its free tech training. A free cybersecurity training ending with an opportunity to earn more money may sound as legit as a Craigslist post, but not everything has to be too good to be true. This summer, with support from the City of Henderson and the City of Las Vegas, a hands-on cybersecurity instruction for 15 individuals who could benefit from a better job is being offered. Southern Nevada residents who are currently unemployed, working in low-paying positions or needing more job security with a deeper résumé are ideal candidates. The program is...

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Press Release: Transmosis and Workforce Institute announce application deadline for their tuition-free summer STEM game training series for technology driven students

State of California grant provides tuition subsidy for three-part STEM game training programs San Jose, CA – June 12, 2017 Transmosis Corp. and the San José – Evergreen Community College District Workforce Institute (WI) are hosting a three-course Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) gaming series this summer. Their first advanced game training starts June 19. The program is funded from a grant through the State of California, therefore tuition for students in the training is waived. The summer series focuses on different aspects of actual game development, prototyping, building, and more advanced techniques, taught by experienced gaming professionals. “In...

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Transmosis and State of Nevada’s Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology Unveil New Cybersecurity Training Bootcamp

Transmosis accepting applications for subsidized cybersecurity training program HENDERSON, Nev., July 17, 2017 – Transmosis Corp. will open a new Cybersecurity Training Program this summer in Southern Nevada. The program is funded through the STEM Workforce Challenge Grant through the State of Nevada Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT). The training intends to attract incumbent, displaced workers, minorities and postsecondary students. In greater Clark County, there are a limited number of affordable cybersecurity training opportunities, but the need is growing. According to the Labor Market Information from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, the long-term...

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Presentation Abstract Technology is accelerating the transformation of every major American industry. Unfortunately, our labor force has not changed along with it and American workers are left out of this amazing (r)evolution. Our workforce needs to be cutting edge and adaptable. Both employees and employers are facing significant challenges: The “robotization” of many jobs, Increasing international workforce competition, The disruption and transformation of industries as a result of new technology, Workforce discrimination, and the need to acquire new skills and training to be relevant in our New Economy. LEARNING OUTCOMES FROM PRESENTATION In this session these issues will be...

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PRESS RELEASE: Transmosis to Host Unique Cybersecurity Career Fair at Symantec

Transmosis to Host Unique Cybersecurity Career Fair at Symantec Career Fair Hopes to Energize Silicon Valley Cybersecurity Apprentice Talent Sources OAKLAND, Calif., May 5, 2017 – Transmosis Corp. and Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, will host a cybersecurity career fair and discussion on the industry demand. This exclusive event for cybersecurity apprentices will be held on May 11 from 1pm to 3:30pm Pacific Time at Symantec Headquarters in Mountain View. According to an ISC2 Global Information Security Workforce Study, by 2019, the demand for cybersecurity professionals will increase to 6 million globally. Transmosis and MetroEd have...

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Transmosis CEO, Chase Norlin, to speak at the Information Assurance Symposium Track 3: Sustaining a Cyber Workforce. Tuesday June 20th  [10:15-11:15] The Track 3 “Sustaining a Cyber Workforce” Lead for the NSA Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) 2017 . You are scheduled to brief on Tuesday June 20th 1015-1115. The Information Assurance (IA) mission at NSA is pleased to announce that the Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) is coming to the Baltimore Convention Center and Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, MD 19-21 June. The Information Assurance Symposium is the premier IA event at which leaders and practitioners share vital information and provide direction and...

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Teach Cybersecurity with Apprenticeship Instead

Governments, private industry, and tech culture can all benefit from a cyber workforce built on quality apprenticeships What do you think of when you think of apprenticeship? Try to find stock photos for “apprenticeship”, and your search results will abound with safety goggles, bandsaws, and coiled air hoses. Americans imagine apprentices as carpenters, plumbers, and machinists, and for good reason: there is a long and proud tradition of apprenticeship in construction trades, which had about 30 percent of all registered American apprenticeships in 2016. This apprenticeship tradition helped build the physical infrastructures – highways, ports, and energy grids –...

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