NCL, CyberUp Partner to Grow Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline

National Cyber League and CyberUp collaborate on cybersecurity games for middle- and high-school students St. Louis, MO – [August 31, 2020]. The National Cyber League (NCL), a national leader in high school and college student cybersecurity competitions, and CyberUp, an organization offering cybersecurity apprenticeships and youth cybersecurity competitions, have agreed to partner in providing middle [...]

By |2020-08-31T13:21:05-05:00August 31st, 2020|Cyber News Articles, Inspire, Latest News|0 Comments

CyberUp becomes a Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion

St. Louis, MO – Aug 20, 2020. CyberUp is teaming up with DoD, DHS CISA, and private sector entities to host a full month of cybersecurity awareness activities in October, for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). NCSAM was created as a collaborative effort between government and private industry to ensure every American has the resources [...]

By |2020-08-20T15:58:12-05:00August 20th, 2020|Cyber News Articles, Educate, Inspire, Latest News|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

Darrick Hall’s Search for a Role in Cybersecurity

Darrick was born and raised in Idaho and came to St. Louis in search of jobs and a life for his family, a wife and two children. He enrolled at Maryville University in cybersecurity, and quickly found out from seniors in his program that getting an internship was key to finding a job, and getting [...]

By |2019-07-30T08:52:20-05:00July 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
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