New Entry-Level Cisco Certifications to Start Your IT Career
Cisco Networking Academy and Cisco Learning & Certifications introduce two new, entry-level Certified Support Technician certifications focused on entry-level tech job seekers, career changers, and even college and high school students.
Cisco Networking Academy offers inclusive and equitable education to power global development
This International Day of Education, Laura Quintana, VP of Cisco Networking Academy, shares how we are creating an equitable future.
Cisco Networking Academy: Innovating to make education accessible and equitable for all
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we reflect on Cisco Networking Academy’s commitment to create an inclusive future.
My visit to the White House: Advancing cybersecurity training
Laura Quintana represented Cisco at the White House to mark the culmination of the 120-day Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Sprint.
Cisco Networking Academy announces Golden Bridge Award winners while celebrating 25 years of impact
Cisco Networking Academy is proud to announce the 2022 Golden Bridge Award winners.
Cisco Networking Academy celebrates 25 years of impact
Laura Quintana, VP of Cisco Networking Academy, shares more about Networking Academy's impact over the last 25 years.
Cisco Networking Academy Strives for Gender Inclusivity in IT
For International Girls in ICT Day on April 28, Cisco Networking Academy's Women Rock-IT program focused on esports.
Cisco Networking Academy Expands ‘Skills for All’ with Entry-Level Certification for Cybersecurity Learning Pathway
Through our "Skills for All" program, Cisco Networking Academy takes another step forward to empower all people with career possibilities.
Cisco Networking Academy Launches Free IT Education to Empower All People with Career Possibilities
Skills for All is a free, mobile-first program that delivers leading-edge adaptive and gamified learning experiences, including self-paced courses, interactive tools, and career resources that are designed by industry experts.
Cisco Networking Academy recognizes top partners and instructors
Cisco Networking Academy presented awards to acknowledge outstanding contributions in educating technology professionals of the future.
Opening a window of opportunity to bring more women into the tech workforce
The pandemic has shown that it can deepen inequities — and create opportunities. Women are disproportionately affected by many of the cultural, economic, and technological shifts that the pandemic is accelerating. But even as many women navigate their new roles as full-time caregivers, ad hoc teachers, and bread winners, digitization is providing a unique opportunity for women to rise.
Empowering and reskilling our workforce for an inclusive future
Cisco Networking Academy is the world’s largest and longest-running corporate social responsibility program, training 12.6 million people in digital skills over 23 years in 180 countries. During this past year, 2.3 million students participated in Cisco Networking Academy, bringing our total since inception in 1997 to 12.6 million students.
New Cisco Networking Academy CCNA curriculum accelerates path to job readiness for students around the globe
To help meet the need for skilled IT talent and ensure a more inclusive future for all people, I’m excited to announce that Cisco Networking Academy has advanced its Cisco Certificated Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum to prepare job seekers, from anywhere and from any background, with the skills they need for a successful career in the ever-changing IT field. The new curriculum will be integrated into most of Networking Academy’s 12,000+ academies around the world to prepare students to earn the new CCNA certification, which is available on February 24, 2020.
The Cybersecurity Talent Shortfall: How the Cisco Networking Academy is Meeting the Demand
According to the FBI’s annual Internet Crime Report, in the United States alone, cybercrime cost organizations $2.7 billion in 2018. These costs not only include service disruption, but loss of productivity, reputation damage, and other business impacts. There are many cybersecurity education programs available, but are they effectively preparing students to join the workforce?
Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: Leveraging Technology and Innovation
This is the final article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact.
Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: Ensuring Long-Term Sustainability
This is the fourth article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact.
Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: How to Execute
This is the third article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact.
Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: How to Engage
This is the second article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact.