Emory University to Launch Online Coding, Cybersecurity Training Programs in Atlanta through Partnership with Fullstack Academy

prnewswire | August 27, 2020

Fullstack Academy and Emory University's non-credit division, Emory Continuing Education (ECE), today announced the establishment of a partnership to offer programs aimed at developing qualified professionals to meet the staffing needs of Atlanta's prospering technology sector. According to Forbes, Atlanta's total tech jobs have grown by 46.7% since 2010, almost 20% higher than the national average. Home to Fortune 100 companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Home Depot, United Parcel Service, Delta Air Lines, AT&T Mobility, and Newell Rubbermaid, the region's tech growth has resulted in a need for more skilled professionals.

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Mobile apps distributed via app stores can provide significant benefits and competitive advantage to organizations that offer them. However, these apps - particularly those focused on the financial services industry - also attract cybercriminals and others with malicious intent. Malicious activities can damage an organization's brand, allow customers' data security and privacy to be compromised, and negate much of the benefit that organizations hope to achieve by distributing mobile apps via app stores.

Spotlight

Mobile apps distributed via app stores can provide significant benefits and competitive advantage to organizations that offer them. However, these apps - particularly those focused on the financial services industry - also attract cybercriminals and others with malicious intent. Malicious activities can damage an organization's brand, allow customers' data security and privacy to be compromised, and negate much of the benefit that organizations hope to achieve by distributing mobile apps via app stores.

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Aviation ISAC to Partner with Cyware for Expanding Automated Response Capabilities and Threat Intelligence Sharing

Cyware | June 28, 2021

Cyware, the well-known and the only Virtual Cyber Fusion Platform provider of the industry, has announced their strategic partnership with A-ISAC (Aviation Information and Analysis Center) to make them and its members timely respond to threat intelligence. This partnership will enable members of A-ISAC to run end-to-end security automation, incident response programs, and threat hunting more efficiently leveraging Cyware’s Cyber Fusion platform. A-ISAC, the global consortium for cybersecurity information, shares cybersecurity information across the aviation sector. It was founded by seven global aviation companies in 2014. It was established itself for the global aviation community as the trusted point of coordination related cyber threats. In the aviation industry, A-ISAC can get help from Cyware for collecting and sharing alerts on the changing threat intelligence and landscape around specific attacks. With Threat Intelligence Exchange (CTIX) and Situation Awareness Platform (CSAP) of Cyware, members of A-ISAC can automatically share threat intelligence such as malware alerts, indicators of compromise (IOCs), security incidents, phishing, vulnerability advisories, and spear phishing attacks among its global aviation community. About Cyware Cyware is a company that helps enterprise cybersecurity teams for building various platform-agnostic virtual cyber fusion centers. Security operations are transformed by Cyware is using the only Virtual Cyber Fusion Center Platform of cybersecurity industry with next-generation security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) technology. It help organizations increase accuracy and speed. About the Aviation ISAC The Aviation ISAC, a worldwide, non-profit membership association, was created to help the timely exchange of susceptibilities, best practices, and threat intelligence to decrease operational hazards and offer the resources for reliable sharing and qualified exchange. It has members on five continents. Vision of ISAC is an efficient, safe, secure, and resilient international air transportation system.

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Achieve Partners Backs Cybersecurity Platform to Tackle Global Talent Shortage

Achieve Partners | September 06, 2021

Achieve Partners today announced the acquisition of Metmox, a leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) to Fortune 500 companies. The acquisition is the latest in Achieve's new fund, which builds apprenticeship programs that provide on-the-job skills training and connections to career pathways in high-growth industries. "While cyber threats are growing in number and sophistication amid increasing levels of remote work and cloud adaption, the global security workforce is struggling to keep up," said Srikanth Parepally, CEO of Metmox. "Achieve's acquisition of Metmox is about building new pipelines of talent that can help America's most important businesses keep hackers at bay, and solve one of the most urgent challenges facing the future of business and society." Although there are nearly 500,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the U.S., and more than eight in 10 employers report a shortage of cybersecurity skills, the industry remains all but closed-off to entry-level workers. Eighty-five percent of cybersecurity jobs require at least 3 years of work experience, and 88 percent require a bachelor's degree. As part of its investment in Metmox, Achieve Partners will lead the development of a large-scale cybersecurity apprenticeship program that will prepare entry-level talent to succeed in cybersecurity careers with apprentices transitioning to full-time roles with Metmox and its clients. "As the world of work becomes increasingly remote and the digital transformation of the labor market accelerates, the need for cybersecurity solutions has never been greater," said Ira Goldstein, Metmox Board Chairman. "We're creating a faster, cheaper pathway to help fill the millions of open cybersecurity positions worldwide while also enabling employers to tap new talent pools to meet one of their most critical needs." "The cybersecurity infrastructure of businesses and governments alike will remain vulnerable until we're able to train the workers who can act as our first line of defense," said Aanand Radia, Managing Director at Achieve Partners. "In partnership with Metmox, we're helping the country's largest employers close a widening talent gap, in order to better protect the complex systems that keep the economy – and society – functioning." About Achieve Partners Achieve Partners is engineering the future of learning and earning by investing in cutting edge technologies and novel business models to bolster skill development and secure the future of work for millions of Americans. By harnessing digital transformation to build new models for learning and new pathways to good jobs, Achieve is helping to level the playing field, improve socioeconomic mobility, and rekindle the American Dream. www.achievepartners.com About Metmox Metmox is a next generation Managed Security and Network Solutions Provider delivering meaningful outcomes to secure customers through technology innovation and investing in talent, paired with an extreme focus on customer satisfaction. As the pace of change accelerates, our tools and expertise build custom-tailored methods to cyber-secure Metmox clients. Metmox is ranked as one of the top security operations providers in the world by MSSP Alert's Top 250 list in 2020.

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NormCyber | March 10, 2021

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