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Microsoft to Offer Cybersecurity Administration Training for Military Vets

Microsoft has introduced a cybersecurity learning path under the company’s technology training program for military veterans and transitioning service members. The company said its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy will offer the Cybersecurity Administration program that will tackle access controls; cryptology; risk identification, monitoring and analysis; incident response and recovery; and network and communications security. “The …

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Huntington Ingalls Picks 28 Gulf Coast Schools to Receive STEM Grants; Edmond Hughes Comments

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Huntington Ingalls Industries has provided more than $100,000 in total funds to help finance science, technology, engineering and math projects of 28 schools and educational groups in Alabama and Mississippi. The funds were awarded through a STEM grant program managed by HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, the company said Tuesday. “Ingalls is proud to provide STEM grants to …

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Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association’s Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments

Leidos will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s cyber education program for the eighth consecutive year. AFA said Monday Leidos has supported CyberPatriot as a Cyber Silver sponsor since the program’s inception in 2009 to help develop students’ cyber skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. “We at Leidos are …

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DHS Opens Application Period on Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative for 2017

The Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications from current undergraduate and graduate students who are interested to join the 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative that aims to develop and expand the agency’s future cybersecurity workforce. DHS said Dec. 19 the selected students will receive hands-on experience and exposure to cybersecurity operations …

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Frank Culbertson: Orbital ATK to Host STEM Students at Dulles HQ

Orbital ATK will host students of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) at the company’s Dulles, Virginia-based headquarters in support of Higher Orbits’ Go For Launch! program, Loudon Now reported Thursday. Higher Orbits, a non-profit organization, will hold its three-day program next month at Orbital ATK’s Dulles headquarters for high …

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ULA Names Winners of Atlas V Launch Support Attachment Bracket Challenge

Lockheed Martin and Boeing‘s joint venture United Launch Alliance has selected the winners of its launch support attachment bracket design challenge for the Atlas V rocket. Nic Adams will receive $10,000 and the opportunity to have his support bracket design incorporated on a future Atlas V mission as the first place winner of the 3-2-1 Liftoff! …

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DHS Seeks Applications for 2017 STEM Summer Internship Program

The Department of Homeland Security has begun to accept applications for a 10-week internship program designed for students that specialize in national security-related science, technology, engineering and math courses. The Homeland Security STEM Summer Internship program seeks to help students connect with DHS professionals and gain research experiences at 12 federal …

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