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Grow your cybersecurity skills and boost your career with virtual training through Bismarck State College in partnership with Palo Alto Networks. Choose from 5 courses and 2 certifications: see more here.

Courses start the first Monday of each month!
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Calling all college students:   This is Cyber FastTrack!

Free competition. Free cybersecurity training and certification. Free pass to a well-paid, in-demand career.  

Registration is open now until March 31st.   Test your security skills in a two-day Capture-the-Flag competition, with the chance to win a $1,000 cash scholarship and up to $21k of certified cybersecurity training

  • Who is eligible:   U.S. college students with an interest in cybersecurity can register now for Cyber FastTrack! 
  • When:    The next competition will take place on April 5-7 2021, and there are now even more opportunities for you to fast-track your way to industry-recognized cybersecurity certifications and training!

 To support and accelerate more students with ambitions in cybersecurity, this year there are even BIGGER scholarships and associated training programs up for grabs in Cyber FastTrack. 

  • Win one of 400 - $1,000 scholarships
    • The top 400 competitors will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use for undergraduate study at the accredited US college of your choice.
  • Introducing the Cyber Foundations Academy
    • The 1,000 highest-ranked eligible competitors will get access to the SANS Cyber Foundations Academy. This multi-week online program is centered around the nationally recognized SANS Cyber Foundations online training course, worth over $3,000, plus a program of supporting enrichment activities, including talks by America’s top cybersecurity experts.
  • An invitation to apply for up to three SANS courses and GIA certifications as part of the Applied Cyber Security (ACS) program. 
    • Complete the SANS Foundations course and pass the exam during the Cyber Foundations Academy and you could be invited to apply for a scholarship to cover one, two or three SANS courses and GIAC certifications in the Applied Cyber Security programThis is a program worth $18k, in which students complete 3 SANS courses and earn 3 GIAC professional certifications that employers value highly.

Registration is open until March 31st.

Free competition. Free cybersecurity training and certification. Free pass to a well-paid, in-demand career. Have you still not clicked the register button yet?

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