Check Point Software Partners With El Centro College for Cyber Security Education

SecureAcademy offers comprehensive cyber security curriculum to Dallas community college – free of charge

 

With three and a half million unfilled job openings, there’s a big problem brewing in the cybersecurity industry.

 

Yet every problem presents an opportunity, especially for students figuring out their career paths.

 

Check Point is proud to announce our partnership with El Centro Community College in Dallas, TX — providing a comprehensive cyber security curriculum as part of our SecureAcademy program, free of charge.

 

Bridging the industry’s massive talent gap will take more than just offering more opportunities for formal learning and professional development – we also need to provide tangible paths to employment.

 

Designed to advance students from classroom to career, SecureAcademy offers hands-on training courseware, software licenses, and marketing support to colleges, universities, and accredited institutions of higher education – all completely free of charge. Students who pass the certification exam upon completion will then be invited to interview for employment at any of Check Point’s global offices or its affiliates.

 

In a press release that came out this morning, Executive Dean Beth Stall of El Centro College elaborated on this exciting collaboration:

 

“Partnering with SecureAcademy allowed us to bring real-world experiences and market-leading expertise to our seven campuses without any added cost to the institution – a true testament to Check Point’s commitment to equip the next generation of cyber security professionals with the skills needed to protect the world’s networks from modern-day cyber threats.” Beth Stall, STEM Executive Dean, El Centro College.

 

Learn more about Check Point’s SecureAcademy here.

 

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