CyberVets Registration

Bridge from Military to Cybersecurity Careers

 

Welcome to CyberVetsUSA, an industry-led initiative that provides FREE training and employment opportunities to transitioning service members, veterans, National Guard and Reservists, and military spouses looking to enter the cyber workforce!  Offering the latest cyber courses and certifications from industry-leading tech companies, CyberVetsUSA is a skills-to-job pathway that aims to fast-track veterans into high-demand cyber careers.   


NOTE:  CyberVetsUSA is currently open to veterans seeking employment in the following targeted states:  Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia.  Additional states to be added through 2019/2020.

 

 

How Does It Work?


 

Explore Course Offerings:

IT/Cyber courses are available primarily as self-paced, online trainings to be completed within a 12-14 week time frame.  Depending on current skills, personal learning preference, and available time commitment, participants can pick the course that best suits them.  

Training consists of the following six tracks:

  1. Cybersecurity Operations
  2. Security Infrastructure
  3. Software Engineering
  4. Operations/Technical Support
  5. Security Management
  6. Network Security

 

Participants who successfully complete the program will be prepared for an industry certification and entry level cyber positions. The following is a list of the current CyberVets course offerings aligned to the respective job path:     

 

Job Title

Skills

Recommended Education Pathways

Software/System QA
Software Development, Test Suites, Troubleshooting, Requirements Analysts, Web Design
AWS Educate Software Development Engineer Pathway
AWS Educate DevOps Engineer
Cisco NDG Linux Unhatched
Systems/Network Administrator
Network Operations, DevOps, Troubleshooting, Integration, Customer Services
AWS Educate Cloud Support Associate
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cyber Operations
ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP)
Technical Support
Troubleshooting, Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Windows, hardware/Software
AWS Educate Cloud Support Associate
AWS Educate Quality Assurance Team Lead
Cisco NDG Linux Unhatched
Security Engineer
Network Security, Linux, Vulnerability Assessment, Firewalls, Intrusion Detection

AWS Educate Cybersecurity Specialist
Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.0 Essentials: Configuration & Management
Fortinet Network Security Expert Level 1
CCNA Security
AWS Educate Cybersecurity Specialist
ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP)
 Network Engineer
Network Admin., Troubleshooting, TCP/IP, Software Installation, Active Directory
•AWS Software Cloud Support Engineer
Fortinet Network Security Expert Level 1
Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Systems Engineer Servers, Storage, Data Center, Cloud Computing, Networking •AWS Software Engineer Pathway
AWS Software Cloud Support Engineer
AWS Software Solutions Architect
Palo Alto Networks Firewall 8.0 Essentials: Configuration & Management
ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
NetApp Certified Storage Associate – Hybrid Cloud (NCSA-HC)
 Software Developer Programming ,JavaScript, Python, Databases, Data Analytics •AWS Software Development Engineer
AWS Web Development Engineer
AWS Educate Application Developer
Data Analysts  Data Analysis, Customer Support, Organization skills, Microsoft Office, Problem Solving   •AWS Educate Data Integration Specialist
O2O - Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

To further explore cyber career pathways click here


Register for CyberVetsUSA:

Interested candidates can complete the interest form form to receive a link to register for CyberVetsUSA.  Once submitted, an enrollment adviser will reach out to determine the individual learning path and available training options.

 

 

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Support & Career Resources:

During training, participants will gain access to academic advisers, mentors, and virtual communities to enhance their learning experiences.  In addition, career resources (including resume writing, interview techniques, and career exploration) will be made available to those who achieve a 30% course completion milestone.   

 

Industry Certifications:

Once the course is completed, a free voucher is offered to the participant to obtain an industry certification for the related cyber course. 

 

Employment Connection:

Employment is a key success metric for CyberVetsUSA, and we want to ensure veterans have direct access to meaningful employment opportunities. Therefore, participants will be invited to join the Talent Bridge for Veterans job-matching engine, sponsored by Cisco, to build their professional profile and explore real-time job openings from hundreds of employers looking for qualified tech talent. 

 

Learn more about Talent Bridge for Veterans here

 

Our Partners


 

CyberVetsUSA is a public/private partnership between tech employers, local and state government agencies, institutions of higher education, nonprofit and Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs) all working together to minimize barriers to entry and increase the available pool of qualified cyber talent.

 

Industry Partners

  

Cisco Banner 4vetsAWS logoNetApp logo

 NDG2 logo      ISC2 logo   Fortinet logoPAN logo

 

Non-Profit / VSO Partners

O2O logo   IVMF logo   NC4ME logo

 

  

 


FAQs

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Questions?  cybervets@cisco.com

 

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