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SynED and US Valor Help Bring Veterans Into The Cybersecurity Workforce

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THOUSAND OAKS, CA — America’s veterans just received another hand-up. No stranger to challenges and helping keep the country safe, US VALOR (Veterans Advancing through Learning, Opportunities, and Resources), a Oceanside, CA, non-profit focused on serving transitioning military personnel and veterans, is pleased to announce its U.S. Department of Labor, Registered Apprenticeship Program. Thanks to this new partnership between industry, government, and education, the US VALOR apprentices can continue their service as part of the country’s cybersecurity workforce.  

SynED has worked closely with the California Advanced Supply Chain Analysis and Diversification Effort (CASCADE), funded by the U.S. Department of Defense through the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, to help bolster California’s cybersecurity workforce through education, training and apprenticeship programs.  

Like other apprenticeship programs, US VALOR will play an integral role in filling hundreds, if not thousands, of open cybersecurity positions across California. Many entry-level jobs can be started without a college degree, allowing workers to learn on the job while earning an education.  

Click here to read the rest of the article, which first appeared on Cyber Guild.