MicrosoftÂ has introduced a cybersecurity learning path underÂ the company’s technology training program for military veterans and transitioning service members.
The company saidÂ its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy will offerÂ the Cybersecurity AdministrationÂ program that will tackleÂ access controls; cryptology; risk identification, monitoring and analysis; incident response and recovery; and network and communications security.
“The increased demand for cybersecurity professionals presents a great opportunity for military personnel to train for a long-term, meaningful career that will benefit both them and the tech industry,” saidÂ Chris Cortez, vice president of military affairs atÂ Microsoft.
MSSA students can also take (ISC)2’s Systems Security Certified Practitioner test that works toÂ validate whether an individual has technical and practical skills needed for professional cybersecurity roles.
Microsoft noted MSSA graduates can obtainÂ up to 18 college credit hours forÂ a degree program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
MSSA is an 18-week course designed toÂ help veterans and transitioning service members gainÂ necessary skills to land jobs in the tech industry.
The program currently offers training in cloud application development, server and cloud administration and database and business intelligence administration.