CyberWarrior Academy addresses the growing demand for qualified information security talent and creates long-lasting career opportunities for people that are self-driven and curious.
CyberWarrior Academy is a Cybersecurity bootcamp and apprenticeship program that delivers field-ready InfoSec talent. The training is intensive, pragmatic, hands-on, and delivered by Cybersecurity practitioners and white-hat hackers with day to day exposure to the rapidly changing threat landscape.
Cybersecurity jobs are among the fastest growing in the U.S., with Burning Glass reporting 73% growth from 2007-2012 and expectations for growth at 37% for 2012-2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Average pay for Information Security Analysts exceeds $93,000 USD.
Students will develop the technical competency to deliver immediate value to sponsor employers.
Your direct path to CyberSecurity
This immersive curriculum includes extensive hands-on skill building and tools to help you manage your career. CWA students graduate with the sought after knowledge and credentials for immediate employment in roles such as Security Analysts and Information Security Engineers. Some technical skill or experience is required for the CWA program. Examples of the types of backgrounds that we recruit from are: Technical Support, Network and Systems Administrators, Applications Support, and Developers.
CWA Training Program
The program consists of 10 weeks hands-on classroom training including technical labs in cybersecurity methods and procedures as well as professional development. Training is facilitated by security practitioners and experts in leadership development. Boston-area executives within the IT field will participate to discuss opportunities and provide guidance and coaching for students to help navigate their careers.
- Technical and aptitude assessments will be administered prior to enrolling.
- In addition to 40 hours/week classroom attendance, students will be required to spend an additional 20-30 hours per week studying and working in groups.
- Upon graduation, students will receive three standard cybersecurity certifications from EC-Council and a diploma from CWA.
- Upon graduation, CWA will help you secure full-time employment with our corporate sponsors.
Technology as a Force for Good
About CyberWarrior Academy
A division of Advoqt Technology Group, CyberWarrior Academy delivers a job-ready cybersecurity workforce and was launched with seed funding from Skillworks, The Boston Foundation, and the City of Boston. The program is designed so that graduates bring value to employers immediately. Our curriculum was developed by seasoned practitioners and focuses on pragmatic and real world scenarios of how systems are both attacked and protected while also enabling our students with the necessary self-learn skills to continuously evolve their craft post-graduation. https://www.boston.gov/news/major-investment-bostons-talent-pipeline-announced
About Advoqt Technology Group
Advoqt builds custom software, web, and cloud solutions that use Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at their core. We bring together our in-house experts, proprietary technology, and a vetted ecosystem of niche partners to automate business processes across your organization, increase revenues, and add capacity. << Learn more >>
About Reinier Moquete
Founder of CyberWarrior Academy and Founder & CEO of Advoqt, has a track record of nearly 20yrs in the technology industry. A serial entrepreneur and advocate for social justice, Reinier is engaged in a number of civic activities including being Founder of Diversity IT Network, a committee member of the Latino Legacy Fund at The Boston Foundation, a committee member of Tech Hire Boston at Boston Private Industry Council, and is Co-Founder and Board President of Latino STEM Alliance. LSA teaches kids how to build robots and inspires them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math — the organization works with over 700 kids a week across 15+ locations in Massachusetts.