American Legion Alexandria Post 24

Cybersecurity Best Practices

Cybersecurity Resources and Job Opportunities

FREE Cybersecurity Training for Veterans

The American Legion Post 24 (Alexandria, VA) is excited to educate our veteran members about valuable opportunities and resources from The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that can help them transition into their next mission: a rewarding career in cybersecurity.  Click this link:  to download a DHS Cybersecurity Training and Education Guide for Veterans, which provides access to free training, information on scholarships, and other resources to help you launch a new career in protecting our nation’s information systems.

Veterans are well-positioned to transition into much needed CYBERSECURITY JOBS and there is free training available just for you!  Did you know that cybersecurity professionals report an average salary of $116,000—that’s nearly three times the average income across the nation.  Hire our Heroes and the Department of Homeland Security have teamed up to bring you FREE cybersecurity training and certification prep courses, through The Federal Virtual Training Environment (FedVTE).

FedVTE is an online, on-demand training center with courses ranging from introductory to advanced levels. Veterans interested in getting into the cybersecurity field can take introductory cybersecurity courses, while elite cybersecurity professionals can take their skills to the next level with advanced courses. FedVTE also offers prep courses for some of the most popular certifications in the industry. These courses will build your skills and knowledge and prepare you to compete for the top cybersecurity jobs across the country.

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Contact Information

Patrick Hawley

Cybersecurity Training Lead & Executive Board Member

Alexandria American Legion Post 24