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VetsinTech/IBM Cybersecurity NSE Cohort

22 Aug 22 @ 9:00 AM - 16 Sep 22 @ 12:00 AM EDT

Obtain an understanding of key skills for professional success and core soft skills needed in the information technology workforce.

About this Event

VetsInTech is excited to invite you to participate in the VetsinTech Cybersecurity NSE (Fortinet Network Security Expert Program)1 – 3 Cohort. The program will give you access to free training and is designed to provide you with the skills you need to get ready for an in-demand career.

Who: Past and present military service members, veterans, and spouses of either!

What: VetsinTech Cybersecurity NSE 1 – 3 Cohort

Cybersecurity professionals work for organizations to keep computer information systems secure. They analyze security needs, determine who requires access to which information, and help coordinate information security programs.

Depending on the type of job role and specialty in the industry, other responsibilities could include:

  • Researching emerging cybersecurity threats and ways to manage them
  • Monitoring systems for attacks, intrusions, unauthorized access, or illegal activity
  • Designing new security systems or upgrading existing ones
  • Using advanced analytic tools to determine emerging threat patterns and vulnerabilities
  • Identifying traffic trends as well as potential weaknesses and implementing measures, such as firewalls and encryption
  • Investigating security alerts, providing incident response, and reporting
  • Coordinating with stakeholders on cybersecurity issues and providing recommendations

Application Process

Follow these steps below:

  1. Register with this current Eventbrite
  2. Verify your Military affiliation through ID.me on the VetsinTech website (Link Here)
  3. Please allow 1-3 days for the registration/verification process
  4. Submit your Resume online at the following link vetsintech.co/submit-resume
  5. Orientation on August 19th, 2022 (link will be sent to students)
  6. Standby for Start date: August 22, 2022

What you will learn:

Core skills

  • Core skills for cybersecurity professionals include proficiency in implementing information security measures and controls; communicating and managing risks; working with tools to monitor network activity to identify vulnerable points; and engaging with colleagues to act on breaches and resolve cyber threats.

Professional skills

  • This knowledge of skills and behaviors includes collaborating effectively with teams, creating and delivering presentations, communicating with impact, dealing with challenges in a controlled and focused manner, using agile approaches for working professionally to deliver quality work and experiences to customers, solving problems, and implementing solutions.

Essential skills

  • Essential skills represent the industry knowledge and modern ways of working that professionals need to be successful in a digital innovation economy. Learn how to use and apply agile and design thinking methodologies and practices, and be aware of the key technologies that power today’s jobs. These technologies include cloud computing, artificial intelligence, data and analytics, the Internet of Things, blockchain, and security.

Program Details

  • The VetsinTech Cybersecurity NSE 1 – 3 Cohort will take you through all 3 of the NSE certification coursework that will teach larns the core skills that they need to obtain a career in cybersecurity.

Competencies required for success as a cybersecurity professional:

  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Dependable
  • Complex problem solving
  • Inventive and flexible in a fast-paced environment
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Experience with computer systems and security tools


This program is entirely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your prescribed coursework anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device. Online reviews and office hours will be recorded, and the recordings will be made accessible if you are unable to attend.

*If you have any questions, please contact us at japhillips@vetsintech.co

NOTE: If you foresee any reason why you would not be able to complete this course during the 4 weeks, please do not sign up at this time as this class is in high demand and you may be taking the seat from another veteran or military spouse that is able to commit to the entire class and completion at this time.

*If you have any questions, please contact us at japhillips@vetsintech.co


22 Aug 22 @ 9:00 AM EDT
16 Sep 22 @ 12:00 AM EDT
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