COLUMBIA, MD – April 2, 2013 – UMBC Training Centers (umbctraining.com)
announced today multiple, new Cybersecurity Academy certificate programs. Thousands of cybersecurity professionals are needed to protect our national infrastructure.
The Cybersecurity Academy at UMBC Training Centers is playing a
The Cybersecurity Academy provides highly-focused skills training and practical experience to address the cyber workforce training needs of the military, the intelligence community, federal civilian agencies, and the commercial sector in the Mid-Atlantic region. The
Cybersecurity Academy includes four certificate programs:
Cyber Development and
Cyber Operations. Utilizing Rapid Applied Learning
(RAL) – a UMBC Training Centers exclusive – these certificate programs combine multiple skills training and hands-on problem solving guided by expert instructors to create high-impact learning. The skills mastered in the programs prepare participants with immediate, on-the-job effectiveness to tackle real-world
"Cyber threats are one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation,"
says Homer Minnick III, Director, UMBC Training Centers
Cybersecurity Academy. "The Cybersecurity Academy is playing a
critical role in meeting the needs of the growing cyber
workforce, as it is imperative these individuals are properly
trained. Program participants will leave the program prepared to
analyze complex network architectures and identify significant
security flaws and threats through penetration testing, to
ultimately determine the overall security postures of those
Certificate in Cyber Operations, starts June 24. Cyber Operations features a rigorous curriculum that delivers a focused set of skills reinforced by multiple industry certifications, including
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). This program is
closely aligned with the recent National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST) release of the National Initiative for
Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework.
UMBC Training Centers
UMBC Training Centers (umbctraining.com) is the premier provider of technical, engineering and professional skills training in the Mid-Atlantic region, extending the instructional excellence of UMBC to individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Their exclusive Rapid Applied Learning
(RAL) combines skills training and hands-on problem solving, guided by expert instructors, to create high-impact, individualized learning.
Founded in 2000, UMBC Training Centers is headquartered in