Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s 1st Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

Date Posted: Thursday, September 22, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the establishment of Virginia’s first registered cybersecurity apprenticeship, a partnership between Tidewater Community College (TCC) and Yorktown-based Peregrine Technical Solutions, LLC. In August, the Governor announced that students could apply for a $1 million state scholarship fund. Governor McAuliffe noted that Virginia alone has 17,000 cybersecurity job openings, and the field is among the fastest growing in the nation. 

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