Forty-three students representing thirteen universities throughout Virginia recently completed CivilianCyber’s spring cohort of its Technology Engagement with Mentoring, or TEEM, program. TEEM is an eight-week program developed in partnership with the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) to provide students with real-world experience along with developing critical thinking and soft skills that aren’t always attained in a […]
CivilianCyber CEO Bobby Keener and research partner Jeff Pittges of Radford University recently received funding from the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative of Southwest Virginia to utilize social networking platforms to improve notifications of potential cyber threats. Read the story here: https://vtx.vt.edu/articles/2023/03/high-impact-cybersecurity-projects-selected-for-commercializatio.html
CivilianCyber is currently seeking six teams of college/university students to compete against each other in our upcoming Student Cyber Challenge. Teams of 2-3 students each will be challenged to develop a solution to a real-world cybersecurity challenge posed to them. The challenge is two weeks in duration and is being offered in partnership with the
We are currently accepting applications for our spring session of our TEEM -Technology Enabled Engagement with Mentoring – program offered in partnership with Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI). New session begins March 20th! Virginia college students interested in a cyber career are encouraged to apply: https://civiliancyber.com/teem-studentProfessionals interested in mentoring should visit https://civiliancyber.com/teem-mentor to learn more.
Richmond, Va. – February 15, 2023 – CivilianCyber has expanded its Technology Enabled Engagement with Mentoring (TEEM) program to the entire state, offering Virginia college students an opportunity to connect with professionals and learn about cybersecurity outside the classroom. TEEM, an eight-week program funded by the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI), provides students with high-quality training while
CivilianCyber recently served as a small business cohort for the Pacific Technology Cooperation Summit that was held at the renowned East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. The company’s technology and expertise were utilized to help Hawaii’s local business community and address workforce gaps facing the military through novel technology-driven engagement strategies in a pilot for an Indo-Pacific
CivilianCyber is excited to launch its first Technology Enabled Engagement with Mentoring (TEEM) program for college students of 2023. The TEEM program will provide 20 Virginia-based IT students with immersive, real world work experience combined with mentoring and support from a cybersecurity industry professional. The program will begin January 30th and run for eight weeks.
In a virtual ceremony today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh once again recognized CivilianCyber as a recipient of the 2022 HIRE Vets Medallion Platinum Award. The U.S. Department of Labor, Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act Medallion Program is the only federal award program that recognizes employers who successfully
The case study documents how the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative – Southwest Node was able to leverage the CivilianCyber AWESAM technology platform to reskill students across VA who are seeing to enter the cybersecurity field. You can read and download a copy here.
CivilianCyber in partnership with the Southwest Node of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative recently ran a two-month ideation challenge that attracted student teams from multiple higher education institutions across Virginia. The challenge was hosted on CivilianCyber’s Workforce Innovation Network platform. The problem statement focused on the development of ideas and strategies to prepare small businesses to