Education

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5 Types of Active Learning and How They’re Beneficial

Active learning wakes up your brain. It helps you understand and retain information quickly so that it’s easy for you to use. Many traditional educational programs rely on passive learning tools like reading and listening to lectures. Learning this way requires a lot of focus. Because students don’t have to engage with new information right …

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How to Enhance Hybrid Learning Through Technology

Cybersecurity education faces the need to quickly adapt to a hybrid learning model. The demand for expert cybersecurity professionals is expected to increase by over 350% this year alone, with even bigger increases possible next year. Without hybrid learning, it will be nearly impossible to sufficiently train enough professionals to meet this demand.  In this …

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College Students are Best Equipped for Tech Bootcamps, So Let Them Shine

Originally featured in Geektime A recent bootcamp graduate is as likely to land a job at a top U.S. tech company as a college alumnus, a study by Switchup revealed in July. There are two key takeaways here. First, the pathways into the coveted high-tech industry are many and diverse. Second—implicitly—the researchers viewed colleges and …

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Meet Our Partners: Loras College

Cybint is proud to partner with educational institutions all over the globe to bring learners the skills they need to launch their cybersecurity careers. This past June, Cybint partnered with Loras College to provide cyber training to meet the critical shortage of cyber professionals in Iowa.  With over 3,200 unfilled positions in cybersecurity and a …

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Part-Time vs. Full-Time Cybersecurity Training

Regardless of the type of job you’re looking for, it can be challenging to know if part-time or full-time training is the right investment for you. A handful of contributing factors helps determine the type of training you need to succeed in any given field. Some jobs require formal college degrees, while others only require …

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8 Reasons Hands-On Learning is Vital to Cybersecurity Education

The coronavirus pandemic forced thousands of students and educators to utilize virtual education. While online classrooms proved beneficial to many students and permitted education to continue during the lockdown, not every subject can be taught effectively online. Some programs require hands-on learning. Cybersecurity education needs hands-on opportunities to improve student understanding of the complex nature …

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Why Hands-On Skills Are Critical in Cybersecurity Education

Merriam-Webster’s defines hands-on learning as: “gained by actually doing something rather than learning about it from books, lectures, etc. : involving or allowing the use of your hands or touching with your hands. : actively and personally involved in something (such as running a business)” While cybersecurity professionals are most adept at understanding what knowledge is needed to execute tasks …

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Everything You Need to Know About Blended Learning

Last year was many things, but we can at least say it was educational. Whether you’ve been managing remote teams, online classrooms, or working solo, the sudden switch to working — and learning — from home has forced us all to adapt.  Organizations are embracing the move to work and learn from anywhere, and perhaps …

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Here are the Skills You Need for a Cybersecurity Career

Traditionally, a four-year college degree has been a non-negotiable requirement for any career in a technological field. However, with the huge increase in demand for cybersecurity professionals, more and more employers are forgoing the need for a college degree and focusing on experience, vocational training, and critical cybersecurity skills. With the change of focus, lets …

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Reducing Post-COVID Risks in Digital Education

COVID-19 shifted the way we look at our educational institutions, especially in higher education. The world was already on a path toward more digitization, but the pandemic forced us to adopt new technologies quickly and apply them to our learning environments. It’s safe to say that the abrupt transition to online learning proved to be …

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