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

The Apprenticeship Approach

By Amber Lowry For years, employers have complained that there aren’t enough workers with the skills they need. Even with 1.9 million students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 2016, and 64,405 of those students earning a degree in computer and information sciences 1, it’s still not enough for companies to keep up with [...]

By |2020-05-07T09:40:56-05:00December 13th, 2019|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

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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