Symantec Cyber Career Connection: NPower Partner Breakfast; YearUp Baltimore Classes Begin

By Marian Merritt, Symantec's Director, Cyber Education and Online Safety Programs
Aug 29, 2014 9:30 AM ET

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It's one thing to plan and fund a program, yet another to see it come to fruition.

I want to share with you some big updates from two of the pilot sites: New York (Brooklyn) and Baltimore. 

New York pilot: 

The NPower team and Symantec hosted a fantastic partner breakfast in our New York sales office (the view is seen in the top photo) where representatives from many of the top companies in the New York City area attended to learn about the SC3 program. Before the meeting was over, most of the attendees indicated they were on board to take SC3 students as interns. Their support is a very important element of this program which brings Symantec together with our customers and our two nonprofit partners to resolve the cybersecurity hiring gap. In the photo below at left, Symantec's Peter Hancock discusses the objectives for our Symantec Cyber Career Connection in partnership with NPower and our customers. At right, NPower's Patrick Cohen walks us through the details of the training program and the need for cybersecurity professionals.

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