netacad

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.

Cisco Offers Military Veterans Free Cybersecurity Training

As part of our ongoing efforts to empower and connect military veterans interested in working in the tech field, Cisco’s Veterans Program is excited to announce the Cisco Veterans Cyber Scholarship Program is now accepting applications.

December 13, 2018

EDUCATION

Our Top 5 education posts of 2018: See what you missed

We’re looking back at our five most-read blog posts of 2018. If you missed them the first time, now’s your chance to see why they resonated with other readers.

November 25, 2018

DEVELOPER

Latin America Technologists

This Technologist's annual trip to Cisco Live Latin America is more than a homecoming. It's a celebration of daring childhood dreams, and a renewed commitment to connect people globally.

August 24, 2018

EDUCATION

Career ready: 3 questions to help build the workforce of the future

The lunchboxes — Pokemon, Paw Patrol, mermaids, superheroes — are a sign of things to come. Soon, educators begin the work of preparing students for what comes next: advanced education, work, life.

March 1, 2018

WE ARE CISCO

These Cisco Employees Go Behind Bars to Give Educational Freedom

Prison is a punishment, but it's also a place for re-education. Theses Cisco employees are working with NetAcad to empower prisoners to make better choices when released.

Cisco Accelerates Global Problem Solving in 2017

This year, we continued to leverage our technology to build a network of global problem solvers; to positively impact people, society, and the planet. Our 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report is a testament to the progress we have made and a reminder of the fantastic opportunities that lie ahead.

January 9, 2018

WE ARE CISCO

Overcoming My Fears to Land My Dream Job at Cisco

Sarah shares how she overcame her fear to apply at Cisco. She applied FOUR times in six months, and then -- finally -- her dream came true!

December 7, 2017

DEVELOPER

Colombia Rising Stars get DevNet Training at Cisco HQ

Colombia's top students visit Cisco headquarters in Silicon Valley, and learn the importance of computer networking, social networking, and telling your own story in the digital age.