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Microsoft, CompTIA Partner on IT Training Program for Military Vets

Microsoft has partnered with information technology trade group CompTIA to help U.S. transitioning service members pursue civilian information technology careers through an IT training program. CompTIA said Tuesday Microsoft has accepted the association’s Network+ and Security+  vendor-neutral skills certifications as prerequisites to the Microsoft Software & Systems Academy training course. The 18-week program aims …

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AT&T Extends Air Force Association CyberPatriot Sponsorship

AT&T will continue to provide financial support, volunteer technical mentorships and in-kind network contributions to the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot program as a Cyber Diamond sponsor. The telecommunications company has supported the association’s national cyber education program for youth over the past seven years, AFA said Thursday. “We have a continuing demand …

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Leidos Sponsors US-UK University Cyber Competition

Leidos has agreed to sponsor the Cambridge2Cambridge cyber competition for university teams from the U.S. and the U.K. as part of the company’s efforts to promote science, technology, engineering and math careers for students. The University of Cambridge will host the 2017 C2C cyber challenge that will run from July 24 through …

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Northrop Grants STEM Scholarships to High School Seniors in Virginia

Northrop Grumman has awarded scholarships to graduating high school seniors in Albemarle County, Virginia, as part of its 10th annual STEM scholars event in an effort to encourage students to pursue careers in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The company doled out scholarships through its Engineering Scholars and High School …

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Boeing to Sponsor AFA’s Cyber Education Program

Boeing has been named a diamond-level sponsor for a cyber education program managed by the Air Force Association. AFA said Friday Boeing will help expand the CyberPatriot program’s efforts to promote cyber, science, technology, engineering and math education across U.S. The program works to facilitate the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition for high …

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Lockheed Provides $1M Grant to Fund Additive Manufacturing Lab at MSU Denver

Lockheed Martin has provided a $1 million grant to the Metropolitan State University of Denver to fund the construction of an additive manufacturing laboratory that will support the production of aerospace components. The company said Thursday the Lockheed Martin Additive Manufacturing Laboratory will give MSU Denver students access to a three-dimensional printer. Lockheed said …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon, (ISC)2 to Offer 6 New Cybersecurity Scholarships for Women

A partnership between Raytheon and (ISC)2’s Center for Cyber Safety and Education will offer six new scholarships this year to drive women’s interest in cybersecurity careers. Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, wrote in an article published Monday on Fifth Domain that the initiative aims to help address talent shortfall in …

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