Our Apprenticeship Program combines real-world experience with classroom learning to develop a highly-skilled cybersecurity workforce.

To meet the growing need for an experienced and highly-skilled cybersecurity workforce ISG launched our Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (CAP) in 2016. This 3-phase program provides talented individuals with validated technical skills access to subject matter experts, training in virtual environments and hands on experience dealing with real-world cybersecurity issues. This enables us to bring them up to speed in a fast and efficient manner and offer our clients a new generation of cyber talent uniquely suited to meet their specific needs.

Program Description

The Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (CAP) is a phased industry-focused education and training program tailored to the education and experience levels of the participants. CAP begins with an assessment of the participant competencies in order to provide a plan that fits employer needs, candidate educational and experience levels, candidate educational goals and school degree requirements.

  • Phase I provides foundation certification and/or certifies the completion of cyber industry recognized Security + or CCNA Security certifications.

  • Phase II provides a work-force based modeling and simulation course to prepare candidates to manage and defend a network from various security threats.

  • Phase III revolves around an educational internship experience at a designated local company, in addition to scheduled course work.

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The third phase provides up to 24 months of apprentice experience along with individually tailored academic goals. Overall, the CAP program is an education and training program that identifies, educates, certifies and delivers a competent, confident information assurance professional able to deliver notable value to employers.

ISG Cybersecurity Affiliate Program

We are looking for strategic partners that recognize the value of Cybersecurity in the growth and safety of their business. We have the ability to support your efforts by providing student-trainees the skills for: Vulnerability Assessments, Risk Assessments, Penetration Testing, Disaster Planning, Firewall Monitoring, and other skill sets.

As part of the ISG Cybersecurity Affiliate Program you will be helping future cybersecurity professionals gain valuable experience in the field.

Frequently asked Questions

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Can a participant receive a college degree while in CAP? Since each participant will be coming into the program with a different educational background, an attribute of the program is that we plan to leverage our relationship with the various educational institutions to recommend avenues that will allow the apprentice to pursue a degree.