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

Mickey Price isn’t satisfied with “doing nothing”

By: Mike A. Bryan “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” - George Bernard Shaw Mary K. Price, or Mickey as we know her, is one of our most recent candidates to begin an apprenticeship. She has been at Barry Wehmiller since the [...]

By |2020-08-25T14:09:21-05:00August 25th, 2020|Inspire, Latest News, Placed Apprentices, Updates|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

Alex Hummel: Overcoming Obstacles

By: Mike A. Bryan Meet our newest apprentice, Alex Hummel! Alex has been placed at ATB Technologies and is very excited for the opportunity to put his cyber skills and knowledge into practice.  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Alex’s father moved the family to St. Louis for his job, and decided to stay even when offered [...]

1.5 million open jobs and how we can prepare our youth to take them

By: Mike A. Bryan Today, there are over 500,000 open cybersecurity roles. That number is predicted to grow even more to 1.5 million by the year 2021. Traditional education and training institutions are unable to meet the demands of employers. On average, 3% of all college graduates focus on computer science or STEM-related degrees. These [...]

By |2020-07-01T15:56:39-05:00July 1st, 2020|Educate, Inspire, Latest News|0 Comments

“PowerUp: Cyber Games” Inspires Over 60 Students To Explore Cybersecurity

By Mike A. Bryan Launched in January of this year, our PowerUp: Cyber Games pilot program has come to a bittersweet conclusion. The program showed great improvement in individual and team learning and awareness of cybersecurity, so we hate to see it end, but are super excited for the next season that starts in October [...]

By |2020-06-02T14:33:01-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Cyber News Articles, Inspire, Latest News|0 Comments

CyberUp Strives to Create Pandemic Resilient Workforce

St. Louis, MO – April 30, 2020. CyberUp joined forces with Scott Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center in early March to train 13 military spouses through CyberUp’s 8-week IT Fundamentals course. The military spouses learned the essential IT skills and knowledge needed to perform tasks commonly performed by advanced end-users and entry-level [...]

By |2020-05-07T09:27:56-05:00April 30th, 2020|Cyber News Articles, Educate, Latest News, News|0 Comments

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
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