Training the skilled workforce of the future
Cisco teams up with Air & Space Forces Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future.
CyberPatriot: Going from strength to strength with Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco Networking Academy partners with the AFA CyberPatriot program, helping students gain interest in cyber-enabled jobs.
CyberPatriot Prepares Students to Protect the Digitized World
Students arrive in Baltimore, Md., wearing embroidered jackets with logos and names stitched in bright colors on their sleeves. They’re members of different teams, but not sports teams. They’re together to compete in CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Competition, the largest middle school and high school cyber defense competition in the United States.
Cisco’s CyberCamp Accelerates Next Generation of Cybersecurity Professionals
Last week, Cisco’s Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC and San Jose, CA campuses hosted 60 students for the CyberCamp Summer Camp 2016 – a special cybersecurity camp sponsored by CyberPatriot, the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program. In its second year, CyberCamp aims to inspire local students towards education and careers in cybersecurity […]
802.11ac Wave 2 and Cisco: A Beautiful Synergy
Here’s a question: how many devices are brought into your organization that conform to the 802.11ac Wave 2 standards? Don’t tell me, I already know the answer: probably none. That’s great and you’re safe. For now. By this time next year, you’re going to start seeing more and more 802.11ac Wave 2 enabled devices on […]
Cisco Volunteers, CyberPatriot Inspire Students to Pursue Cybersecurity Careers
Last week, 60 middle and high school students gathered at Cisco campuses in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC and Richardson, TX for a special cybersecurity camp being offered for the first time by CyberPatriot, the Air Force Association’s national youth cyber education program. The camp gave students who had little to no cybersecurity experience an […]
5 Ways Cisco Celebrates Youth World Skills Day All Year
Today, July 15, Cisco will join the United Nations in observing the first annual World Youth Skills Day — a global conversation about youth unemployment and the importance of giving young men and women around the world the skills to thrive in any workplace. Through social media and the power of the Internet, we can […]
Cisco Live US 2015: Cisco CSR Partners Help to Speed the Pace of Social Change
Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility aims to empower global problem solvers with the skills they need to thrive and speed the pace of social change around the globe, but that mission wouldn’t be possible without the help of our partners, many of whom are here at Cisco Live US 2015. If you haven’t had a chance, […]
CyberPatriot Program Showcases Future of Cybersecurity Workforce
March 14 – 15 marked the National Finals Competition of CyberPatriot, the largest high school cyber defense competition in the United States. With students crowded around laptops, routers and clocks counting down, teams were given a business scenario. Told that they were newly hired IT professionals managing the network of a small company, they were […]