Midwest Cyber Center and Monsanto Team Up to Support Apprenticeship Program

Midwest Cyber Center and Monsanto Team Up to Support Apprenticeship Program St. Louis, MO – Midwest Cyber Center has teamed up with Monsanto Company to support its cybersecurity apprenticeship program.   “Apprenticeships are a perfect fit for non-traditional learners to gain access to high paying technology jobs. Nothing will replace the importance of higher education, [...]

By |2018-07-23T09:11:33-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments

Fun at the CyberCamp – AFA CyberCamp McKendree

Fun At the CyberCamp - AFA CyberCamp McKendree By Emily Layeski, Office Coordinator for MC2 It has officially been one week since the McKendree CyberCamp!  Time is just flying by so fast.  As I reflect on what happened during the camp, I am so thankful for the hard work of our wonderful volunteers, tech mentors, [...]

By |2018-07-13T09:59:41-05:00July 9th, 2018|Inspire, News|0 Comments

Thankful and Smiling – MC² Bash & Brews  

Thankful and Smiling – MC² Bash & Brews   By Tony Bryan, Executive Director for MC² I have a confession to make. I really don’t like fundraisers. After nearly 10 years in the nonprofit world I have planned A LOT of them. Galas, golf tournaments, trivia nights, stuff online, and even a night on Broadway. Each [...]

By |2018-04-05T10:39:11-05:00April 5th, 2018|Connect, Educate, Inspire, Latest News|0 Comments

“There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.”

"There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.”  By Michael Harris, MC² Apprentice Former FBI Director Robert Mueller once said, “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” His statement is all too familiar with me as [...]

By |2018-03-07T08:57:17-06:00March 7th, 2018|Educate, Latest News|2 Comments

From Infantryman to Cyber Warrior

From Infantryman to Cyber Warrior By Ray Gluck, Eagle Technology It’s always challenging to introduce new talent and team members into the government cyber security and operations community.  Even with technical experience, there are still many entry barriers, including the need for an active clearance and current CompTIA Security+ certification. Like many companies, Eagle TG [...]

By |2018-02-27T13:49:37-06:00February 27th, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments

Coro Women in Leadership STEM Program: Part 1

Coro Women in Leadership STEM Program: Part 1 By Amber Lowry, Program Director for the Midwest Cyber Center You know the moment in life when something’s just too good to pass up? You have a laundry list of excuses why you can’t possibly take on anything else in your already busy life, but that voice [...]

By |2018-02-07T16:35:38-06:00February 7th, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments

CYBER APPRENTICESHIPS: OLD SOLUTION TO A NEW PROBLEM

Why business, government, and military officials in St. Louis built one of the country's first cyber apprenticeship programs. By Schuyler Velasco, CXO Magazine Staff writer Tucked away in a suburb of low-slung ranch homes just outside St. Louis, Missouri, Masterclock is more important than its relative obscurity suggests. Many of the world’s top tech and defense firms, such as [...]

By |2019-03-05T10:53:06-06:00February 7th, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments

Live Stream Learning

Live Stream Learning Teaching Tech Live Online By Bill Stanard, Director at Tech Collaborative STL   Tech Collaborative STL was hatched in 2017 when a friend asked how his philanthropic foundation could bring coding into the lives of under-served youths in the St. Louis metro area to increase their employment opportunities. Our first few months [...]

By |2018-01-31T14:48:25-06:00January 31st, 2018|Educate, Latest News|0 Comments

The Cyber Hack That Changed the Course of a Life

The Cyber Hack That Changed the Course of a Life By Katherine Drollinger, Cybersecurity Apprentice   The computer turned black and white in front of my stunned eyes.  I didn’t know it at the time, but someone had taken remote control of my computer and was running the command prompt.  I was 13 at the [...]

By |2019-07-29T09:55:22-05:00January 23rd, 2018|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments
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