CyberUp to launch youth hacking competition pilot in 2020

Date: January 9th, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CyberUp to launch youth hacking competition pilot in 2020 CyberUp and Cyber Skyline partner for middle and high school cyber competition initiative St. Louis, MO – [January 9, 2020]. Since 2016, CyberUp has engaged youth from middle and high schools in the St. Louis area through camps, clubs, [...]

By |2020-01-14T10:05:22-06:00January 9th, 2020|Cyber News Articles, Latest News|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

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
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