|Coding for Veterans
Coding for Veterans, in partnership with the University of Southern California, offers a 100% online, instructor-led, self-paced, flexible program which gives veterans an opportunity to join the tech industry and start a career in software development and cyber security.
|Cyber Million (Immersive Labs)
Free for US and UK vets, Cyber Million is an initiative aimed at addressing the global shortage of cyber talent. With the ambitious goal of filling one million cyber jobs over the next decade, the platform revolutionizes the way employers recruit entry-level candidates by focusing on provable cyber skills,
|Cyber Security Online Degree Programs
These cyber security degree programs, offered by a state university or private university, can be focused on information technology programs, information systems, information assurance or information security, cyber operations, and cyber defense, among others. The best online cyber security programs offer hands-on experience combined with affordability, financial aid, and the ability to find work after graduation.
CyberSkills2Work, established in 2020, is responding to the nation’s call for more cybersecurity measures. It is building a strong labor force to fight cyberthreats to organizations across critical infrastructure sectors, including finance. CyberSkills2Work equips transitioning military members, veterans, and first responders with necessary skills to combat today’s top cybersecurity threats. The program, a network of America’s leading cybersecurity universities and Fortune 500 companies, provides training, career development, and job placement support to its learners.
CyberVET is a fully-sponsored "veterans first" workforce development initiative dedicated to transitioning veterans, with no IT or coding background, to highly skilled and high-paying IT careers. CyberVET creates an immersive learning experience that hopes to transform our nation's veterans into America's next generation of IT professionals.
The state of North Carolina has partnered with Cisco, Amazon Web Services, NetApp, NDG, (ISC)2, Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, and Onward to Opportunity (O2O), to offer CyberVetsUSA, a program that provides free training and employment opportunities to veterans, transitioning service members, National Guard and Reservists, and their spouses.
|Drexel Cyber Security Training
Our cyber security program can be completed both on campus and online, which allows our veterans and active-duty military students to work full-time and manage responsibilities outside of the classroom while gaining valuable, hands-on skills training in cyber security. Our online classes allow active-duty service members and veterans employed full-time at large tech companies and government agencies to stay on top of their class work from around the country and across the globe.
|Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE)
The Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE) provides free online cybersecurity training to federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government employees, federal contractors, and US military veterans.
|Georgia Cyber Center WorkForces Program
Whether you’re a veteran, military spouse or transitioning service member, the Georgia Cyber Center WorkForces Program is designed to help you as you embark into the next chapter of your life after the military. The WorkForces Program will work with individuals who meet these criteria to increase or refine skills in IT and cybersecurity with formal training and work-based learning programs to build resumes, enhance marketability and prepare you for full-time employment in middle/high skilled occupations for life after the military.
|Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF)
The IVMF at Syracuse University is higher education’s first interdisciplinary academic institute, singularly focused on advancing the post-service lives of the nation’s military veterans and their families to serve those who have served.
|National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NSA)
The National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) program is managed by NSA's National Cryptologic School. Federal partners include the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Defense Office of the Chief Information Officer (DoD-CIO), and U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM).
|New Beginnings Computer Training
You could get free Cyber Security Training for veterans and a free housing stipend under the new VRRAP program (Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program). This is a limited-time program that just launched, so there’s still time for you to gain access. New Beginnings Computer Training offers HANDS-ON, real-world Cyber Security Training for veterans. This is a 50-week program that will fully train you for a career in Cyber Security. You can get cyber security training on-campus in Indianapolis, IN. Focus on real-life skills that will make you ready to serve in companies around the world.
|Outside the Wire
Leaving the military at the end of service is the final, and perhaps the biggest, journey “outside the wire” that service members will ever take. CBT Nuggets is excited to offer our Outside the Wire program, which is designed to help recently discharged service members gain the skills and knowledge necessary to train for an in-demand career as an IT professional.
Acronis SCSVets’ driving mission is to reduce veteran and military spouse under- and unemployment and help eliminate America’s cyber workforce shortage by arming its participants with the internationally-recognized credentials, skills, and resources they need to pursue self-sustaining cyber careers – at zero cost to them.
|TeamOne Training for Veterans
TeamOne will be offering free Office365, Azure Administration and PC Desktop support training locally in partnership with GreyTeam.org in Boca Raton, Florida and via remote classroom. Vets who complete the training will receive a TeamOne Offic365 Admin training certificate that counts for 20 CPE hours.
|Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program aims to help Veterans, Servicemembers, and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling, leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers. The VSOC program provides a VA Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) to each VSOC school. These VRCs are called VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselors. A VA Vet Center Outreach Coordinator is also provided, and co-located on many campuses, to provide peer-to-peer counseling and referral services.
|Veterans and First Responders Training Initiative
The Gordon Institute, in partnership with 10 National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-C) institutions, was awarded a two-year, $6 million grant from the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity, which is part of the National Security Agency to establish a nationally scalable and sustainable cybersecurity workforce program.
This program will work to recruit, prepare, and place transitioning military personnel, veterans, and first responders into cybersecurity work roles protecting our nation’s Critical Infrastructure Sectors.
|Veterans technology education courses
If you want to gain computer experience to start or advance your career in the high-technology industry, find out if you’re eligible for our Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program that matches you with a leading training provider to help you develop high-tech skills.
|VetSuccess Academy (SANS)
The SANS VetSuccess Academy is an intensive, accelerated training program that provides world-class SANS training and GIAC certifications to launch careers quickly and effectively in cybersecurity. The SANS Immersion Academies are 100% scholarship-based, costing students nothing.