MIAMI – November 16, 2018 – With the help of early adopters like 4it, one of South Florida’s leading strategic IT consulting companies, Miami-Dade College was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to prepare cybersecurity workforce in South Florida by developing and implementing an Associate in Science in Cybersecurity.
The two-year Associate is aimed to prepare entry-level cybersecurity technicians with the fundamentals of Information Security, LINUX, Scripting, Cyber Threats, Digital Forensics and Security Analysis and Operations. Additionally, students will be able to take the CompTIA Network+, Security +, Linux+ and CySA+ certifications, while complementing their knowledge with hands-on scenarios from the Cybersecurity Center of the Americas.
“We were more than happy to provide initial support for Miami-Dade College to create this associate degree in Cybersecurity,” said Alexandre Freund, 4IT President & CIO. “Miami has such a wealth of tech talent. It’s just a matter of getting these students the right training that can lead to a great tech career in South Florida.”
4IT is South Florida’s leading technology company providing IT services focused on cybersecurity, infrastructure management, network, and project engineering, helpdesk support, and telecommunications to public and private sector clients. Since 2003, 4IT has delivered enterprise-level IT practices, technology solutions and support specializing in multi-site, regional, and international clients with complex IT environments that need 24×7 support.
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