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Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia’s 1st Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the establishment of Virginia’s first registered cybersecurity apprenticeship, a partnership between Tidewater Community College (TCC) and Yorktown-based Peregrine Technical Solutions, LLC. In August, the Governor announced that students could apply for a $1 million state scholarship fund. Governor McAuliffe noted that Virginia alone has 17,000 cybersecurity job openings, and the field is among the fastest growing in the nation. 

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COVITS pictures posted on Flickr

Photos from the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium now are posted on VITA’s Flickr account. Included are pictures of award winners, speakers, sponsors and more.

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Recruit and retain world-class IT teams

Commonwealth Chief Information Security Officer Michael Watson discusses recruiting and retaining world-class information technology (IT) teams at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) annual meeting. He was one of the NASCIO attendees interviewed by StateTech Magazine regarding how IT teams are recruited and retained by state government.

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Register for VITA's IT Project Management Summit

VITA’s fifth annual IT Project Management Summit will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 12 in Glen Allen, VA. The theme of this year’s summit is “Spotlight on Leadership.” The ideal skillset for project managers is a combination of technical, leadership and strategic business management expertise. By focusing on developing these additional skills, project managers can better meet evolving demands and become a more valued strategic partner. The conference runs from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The cost to attend the summit is $85, which includes all conference materials, breakfast and a boxed lunch. 

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