MIAMI, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Academy – Miami Campus (itacademymiami.com) announced today the success of its new cyber security certificate program called InfoSec Warrior® program. The recent graduating class passed all certification exams and 90% have either been hired or currently work within the South Florida business and military footprint.
The Academy – Miami Campus provides highly-focused skills training and practical experience to address the cyber workforce training needs of the military, the intelligence community, federal civilian agencies, and the commercial sector in the southeast region. The Academy – Miami Campus' InfoSec Warrior® program includes four civilian credentials: CISSP, Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and Certified Network Security Administrator (ENSA). Comprised of content drawn by 4 well regarded Certification tracks within the IT Security Field, an individual will be exposed to the course curricula from each vendor mentioned above, in preparation for successfully passing the associated certification exam once completed. The skills mastered in the program prepare participants with immediate, on-the-job effectiveness to tackle real-world situations.
Information Assurance or "Cybersecurity" is a growing concern within the local corporate environment and one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation," says Frank Martinez, Director of Education and Lead Security Specialist, The Academy – Miami Campus. "There is a reason why Florida's Department of Labor recently released a brand new Demand Occupation titled Information Security Analysts and Web developers within their 2013-2014 Targeted Occupation List, stated Andy M Perez, Owner, The Academy – Miami Campus. "Florida recognizes the growing need for trained Cyber security or InfoSec Warriors and how they will play a critical role in meeting the needs of today's corporate infrastructure.
The InfoSec Warrior® program is approved by the Florida Department of Education to be offered only by The Academy in Miami, Florida. The InfoSec Warrior® program is also approved by Veteran Affairs for interested Veterans who are seeking to obtain cyber security Civilian Credentials / Certifications such as Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CISSP, CompTIA's Security + (S+) and Certified Network Security Administrator (ENSA). Veterans may use their GI Bill / Post 911 to offset all costs associated with the InfoSec Warrior® program at The Academy – Miami Campus. This program is parallel with the recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) release of the National Initiative for Cyber security Education (NICE) framework.
Additionally, active members of the military should take note that the InfoSec Warrior® program falls in line with DOD 8570.1 initiative.
About The Academy – Miami
The Academy – Miami Campus (itacademymiami.com) is the premier provider of technical, engineering and professional skills training in the southeast region, extending the instructional excellence of The Academy's faculty to individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies. Founded in 1999 and re-forged in 2012, The Academy - Miami is a leading provider of IT Certifications training from globally recognized vendors such as Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix, Oracle, VMWARE and EC-Council.
For more information regarding the InfoSec Warrior® program and other Technical Certifications, please visit our website at www.itacademymiami.com or call 1-888-ITACADEMY. You can also follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theacademyflorida or twitter: https://twitter.com/THEACADEMYFLA.
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