Tag Archives: cyber training

Cyber Training Demands Specific Approach; SAP NS2’s Mark Testoni Quoted

Employees continue to click on malicious links amid government agencies’ efforts to launch training programs and assessments as part of their cyber defense strategies, Government Technology magazine reported. A study by the Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association shows that 34 percent of cyber breaches are associated with negligence or …

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Root9B to Support Chiron on Cyber Operational Training for DoD Under $50M Contract

Root9B has partnered with Chiron Technology Services to deliver cyber operational training to the Defense Department under the team’s potential five-year, $50 million contract. Root9B will provide cyber operations, incident response, threat emulation and network defense training that will work to prepare cybersecurity teams to defend against evolving cyber threats, the Colorado Springs, …

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FireEye, NFCA Launch Threat Intell Sharing Initiative for State Govt

FireEye has partnered with the National Fusion Center Association to launch a threat intelligence sharing initiative that will work to provide cyber training and technology to state governments. The company said Thursday the initiative will support state intelligence agencies during cyber crises by sharing actionable intelligence on cyber threats and training cyber analysts. …

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AF Seeking Contractor to Help Expand Cyber Operations Center

The U.S. Air Force is planning to open an Illinois-based cyberspace operations activity to other commands, agencies and even educational institutions. According to a July 30 solicitation notice, the Air Force wants a contractor to provide training materials, training, technical support, network simulatio engineering and other skills needed for a …

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New York Puts Up $2.78 Million for Cyber Training

The state of New York has announced a grant of $2.78 million to the Mohawk Valley Community College to fund a cybersecurity training program. The funds, released through the New York Department of Labor, will be used to train train New York residents in cybersecurity skills. Sen. Charles E. Schumer …

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