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Raytheon Unveils National Apprenticeship Center in England

Raytheon has inaugurated a national apprenticeship center in Doncaster, England, to primarily offer training programs for automotive technicians. The company said Friday its professional services subsidiary will use the center to provide learning services to employers and apprentices through classroom discussions, virtual training and site visits. “With a capacity of about 70 students, …

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Salesforce to Invest $50M in K-12 Computer Science Education

Salesforce has pledged to invest $50 million and one million volunteer hours over five years in K-12 computer science education across the U.S. The company said Tuesday its Salesforce.org charity arm will offer 10 free Salesforce software subscriptions to all eligible public K-12 schools nationwide. Salesforce.org also plans to grant $1 million to nonprofit …

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ManTech, Kaplan University Partner for Employees’ Cybersecurity Education; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International has picked Kaplan University to administer cyber programs that are geared toward Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification or bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cybersecurity for the company’s employees. The Kaplan courses will be tailored to ManTech personnel and offered online, the company announced Monday. “The best weapons in …

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IBM Helps Train UK Military Vets on Cybersecurity

IBM has collaborated with the Corsham Institute and SaluteMyJob to facilitate a week-long cybersecurity course designed for transitioning and former U.K. military personnel. The free course is part of IBM’s Veterans Employment Accelerator program that offers veterans cybersecurity software training, certification and job opportunities, the company said Wednesday. “With the right training and investment, hiring …

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AEOP Opens Applications for Army-Sponsored STEM Student Competition

The Army Educational Outreach Program has kicked off registration for the military branch’s 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition for students in grade six through nine. AEOP said Thursday the online competition, administered by the National Science Teachers Association, seeks to expand students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Student teams have an opportunity to …

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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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