Madison, WI, May 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tetra Defense, the cybersecurity and incident response software development firm based in Madison announces the release of Tetra U in a bold effort to remove barriers to entry of new professionals entering the field of cybersecurity while setting gold standards of knowledge and execution at all levels of expertise.
The two major challenges of modern cybersecurity are the rapidly changing landscape and the lack of qualified experts. Tetra U, a program aligned with NIST 800-181, addresses these challenges directly. First, capturing the unmatched skills of Tetra Defense technical leaders and, second, eliminating the cost and uncertainty associated with training in the cyber domain.
“Tetra U exists to implement the best technical education in its class, especially for Tetra employees, but also for the wider cybersecurity and insurance community,” remarks Joseph Perry, Director of Education at Tetra Defense. As an expert in cyber education, Perry’s approach to Tetra U offers both short-term skills (the technical aspects of cybersecurity that are subject to periodic changes and updates) and professional skills (perennial communication and management skills). to support candidates throughout their career). “Tetra U aims to create a more stable, equitable and professional security community,” Perry adds.
The initial programs offered by Tetra U will encourage this community. Programs include basic, advanced and Capstone programs for all Tetra technical services, professional development, leadership preparation and management, mentoring and summer academics, just to name a few. These programs maintain both the next generation of White Hat talent and Tetra’s collaborative teams, which offer opportunities to get started in the cybersecurity industry and actively grow within it.
Beyond the Tetra team and classroom, Tetra U offers courses such as “Underwriting Evolving Cyber Risks,” which support venture partners in their loss prevention, information on active threat groups, and attacks. against their customers ’cyber environments. subscription evaluation.
“We see Tetra U as an absolutely essential component to Tetra’s continued success,” notes Scott Holewinski, CEO of Tetra Defense. “In our growth, what has caught my attention over and over again when I meet and meet new team members is the incredible talent that our team has. Within our virtual walls we have been fortunate to have brought together mentors who will adapt to the most respected cybersecurity programs. This understanding was the genesis of Tetra U: a program to support the lifelong learning of our teammates and connect our partners with our talent. ”
As cybersecurity changes constantly, Tetra U aims to provide an agile education, an accessible starting point for entry-level cyber professionals, and a path to grow within Tetra’s virtual walls.