Stellar Cyber, an Open XDR technology company, has introduced its new Stellar Cyber University Program.
This program is designed for educational institutions that offer cybersecurity degrees or certifications and also provide non-profit security operations (SOC) services to underserved communities.
The program includes access to cybersecurity technology, curriculum, and Stellar Cyber's ecosystem of experts, and is available on an invitation-only basis, the company said.
Addressing Educational and Community Needs in Cybersecurity
The Stellar Cyber University Program is described by the company as a unique initiative focused on two primary objectives: educating the next generation of cybersecurity professionals and offering non-profit SOC services to communities with limited cybersecurity resources.
Paul Levasseur, Vice President of Customer and Partner Enablement at Stellar Cyber, commented:
“Stellar Cyber is aiming to enlighten students about the opportunities in cybersecurity, helping them to make informed career choices.” He also emphasized the importance of providing cybersecurity protection to vulnerable communities, saying, “We hope to ensure that communities previously lacking in defense get the necessary protection.”
Jim O’Hara, Chief Revenue Officer at Stellar Cyber, said:
“We are offering this education program to help bridge the global cybersecurity skills gap and support communities in need of security services.”
Program Features and Offerings
The Stellar Cyber University Program offers an array of resources, including:
- Hands-on training with the Open XDR Security Operations platform
- A range of cybersecurity courseware
- Certification programs
- Opportunities for internships and job placements
- Mentorship from industry experts
Additionally, the program provides licensing for educational and non-profit operational environments and special discounts on Stellar Cyber products, along with opportunities for collaborative promotion of participating institutions' cybersecurity programs.
Stellar Cyber's announcement positions this initiative as a significant step in enhancing cybersecurity education and extending services to underserved communities.