Do we have a cybersecurity talent pipeline problem?

Our lack of cybersecurity talent is a national crisis. Simply put, we do not have enough people to fix and protect our networks today or for the foreseeable future. According to the website www.cyberseek.org, there are currently 504,316 total cybersecurity job openings in the United States. This represents a significant increase from the 313,000 openings [...]

By |2020-01-13T11:24:46-06:00January 13th, 2020|Educate|0 Comments

Weasle Forsythe and Her Desire to Learn

Born in Bay City, Texas, Weasle (pronounced like the animal) grew up in Clute and San Antonio, Texas. She is a huge Marvel fan, and reads numerous comics from that imprint. For fun, she likes to work on hacking projects, mess with electronics, read Wikipedia articles, and watch YouTube videos about all manner of subjects. [...]

By |2019-07-30T08:54:28-05:00July 26th, 2019|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments

Opening Up a Pathway for True Entry Level Talent

The Midwest Cyber Center (MC²) kicked off their first Cybersecurity Pre-Apprenticeship Program late January at T-REX.  The State of Missouri funded two cohorts of 10 students to go through MC²’s 8 week, in-person program.   The pre-apprenticeship program is intended to provide another educational path for career seekers to enter the cybersecurity field. This 8 [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:30:54-05:00February 7th, 2019|Educate, Latest News|2 Comments

Rethinking Cybersecurity Education To Meet Growing Demand

Weasle Forsythe is an information assurance apprentice with SuprTEK - a government contracting firm in O’Fallon, Illinois, outside of St. Louis. In the quiet office of cubicles with two screens and near-silent coders, her cubicle is decked out. “I have all my toys here and my huge fidget cube, and my Spider Gwen and my [...]

By |2019-07-26T10:05:54-05:00January 24th, 2019|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments

Midwest Cyber Center – Expanding Opportunity While Securing Our Country

Did you know apprenticeships are a good way to help fill entry level cybersecurity roles? Meet Albert Preli. He’s one of Midwest Cyber Center’s candidates ready to start their cybersecurity apprenticeship journey. Albert Preli attended Saint Charles High School and lettered in multiple sports throughout his time in high school to include soccer, basketball, and [...]

By |2019-05-07T11:32:06-05:00November 13th, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments

Midwest Cyber Center – Expanding Opportunity While Securing Our Country

Did you know apprenticeships are a good way to help fill entry level cybersecurity roles? Meet Joshua Watson. He’s one of Midwest Cyber Center’s candidates ready to start their cybersecurity apprenticeship journey. Joshua Watson is a St. Louis native. Over the years, he has developed profound interests in basketball, art, music, and technology. Unlike most, [...]

By |2018-11-13T12:57:10-06:00November 13th, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments
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