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Black Hat Europe London 2017

Black Hat Europe in London this year is not a mirage, it’s real! Wake Up, time for action! Briefings, Training, Arsenal and beer you choose! Register here

And if you are a student on the cyber security arena, you can get a free scholarship which allows full access to all Briefings on Wednesday, December 6 and Thursday, December 7 at the ExCeL London, United Kingdom. You can apply here.

If you go contact me, i will be around!

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Cybersecurity Scholarship is Now

I’ve applied for Cisco Cybersecurity Scholarship and i’m glad it was accepted, i understand people applied massively, but start in 16 months is not understandable! Cyber Security is now!Now! Now!

Now i just have to wait for the next message, hopefully with a close date, fingers crossed!

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References:

$10 Million in Cisco Global Cybersecurity Scholarships!

FAQs about the Cisco scholarship program

Cybersecurity scholarship Blog

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TED Talk series for Cisco Cybersecurity Scholarship

These 10 talks ranging from 9 to 19 minutes in length—so they not pretend to be boring but a huge investment in return for the kind of wisdom, insight, and passion. Presented by Experts across the Globe.

Leave the Pokemon’s for a while and invest in your future!

References:

TED Talk 10-Pack: Security Lectures That Will Open Your Eyes and Mind

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Cisco Global Cybersecurity Scholarship program

Due the gap of Cybersecurity skills, Cisco launched a Cybersecurity Scholarship program, it will invest $10 million in this program to increase the pool of talent with critical cybersecurity proficiency. Cisco also has enhanced its Security certification portfolio with a new CCNA Cyber Ops certification.

The scholarship program will get underway with assessment of candidates in August 2016. The first scholarship awards will be available later in 2016.

Scholarship Award Details

  • The self-paced e-learning path for this certification includes three courses and two exams, representing a significant monetary investment in your career:
    • “Introduction to Cybersecurity,” a Cisco Networking Academy course
    • “Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals” (SECFND), first course in the CCNA Cyber Ops curriculum
    • “Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations” (SECOPS), second course in the CCNA Cyber Ops curriculum
    • Two accompanying CCNA Cyber Ops exams (210-250 SECFND and 210-255 SECOPS)
    • Mentoring and coaching for all three of the above courses
  • Cisco will deliver the program in partnership with key Cisco Authorized Learning Partners, which will provide the mentoring and coaching.
  • The cost of all training, mentoring and coaching, and exam fees good toward completion of a CCNA Cyber Ops certification is included in the scholarship.

Qualifications

To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must meet these qualifications:

General:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be proficient in English

Basic technical competency (possess one or more of the following):

  • Cisco certification (Cisco CCENT certification or higher)
  • Relevant industry certification [(ISC)2, CompTIA Security+, EC-Council, GIAC, ISACA]
  • Cisco Networking Academy letter of completion (CCNA 1 and CCNA 2)
  • At least three years of combined experience in approved U.S. military job roles
  • Windows expertise: Microsoft (Microsoft Specialist, MCSA, MCSE), CompTIA (A+, Network+, Server+)
  • Linux expertise: CompTIA (Linux+), Linux Professional Institute (LPI) certification, Linux Foundation (LFCS, LFCE), Red Hat (RHCSA, RHCE, RHCA), Oracle Linux (OCA, OCP)

Candidate acknowledgment:

  • Planning a career in IT cybersecurity
  • Prepared to complete training in three months
  • Willing to share a success story

 

 

 

References:

$10 Million in Cisco Global Cybersecurity Scholarships!

FAQs about the Cisco scholarship program

Cybersecurity scholarship Blog

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