Simplify and accelerate your path into a cybersecurity career through this unique WiCyS cohort experience. Through this program, you can earn a chance to be awarded up to $21,000 in certified professional cybersecurity training and WiCyS conference scholarships.
Registration for the 2022 cohort is closed.
YOU BELONG HERE. CYBER FASTTRACK IS YOUR STARTING POINT. LET THE WICYS COHORT COMMUNITY BE YOUR POWER.
The route to cybersecurity careers can sometimes feel confusing and unclear. Cyber FastTrack will help rid you of some career trajectory confusion, streamlining your focus and efforts while embracing the power of the WiCyS community along the way! This WiCyS Cyber FastTrack Cohort experience will allow you to learn through CyberStart gamified challenges, network, develop friendships, and advance through scholarship opportunities – all designed to help launch YOU into your cybersecurity career. Only available to US-based college/university students at this time.
Easy as 1, 2, 3, and 4!
Register to receive your Cyber FastTrack Link
Complete registration with Cyber FastTrack Link
Dive right into CyberStart gamified challenges
Embrace the WiCyS cohort for accelerated learning
Please note: if you already registered for Cyber FastTrack, you can still join the WiCyS cohort.
WiCyS Cohort Registration Closes February 28
The top 1,000 players will be invited to apply for a $3,000 scholarship to cover the SANS Foundations course and the GIAC Foundational Cybersecurity Technologies (GFACT) certification. You’ll learn the fundamentals of computer hardware, cloud computing, Linux, networking, and much more.
Top performers in the GFACT exam will be invited to apply for scholarships to cover additional SANS courses (up to $18,000), including the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Cybersecurity (ACS).
Top three WiCyS participants will receive WiCyS 2023 conference scholarships in honor of Alan Paller. Registration, shared lodging, meals onsite, and travel stipend.
February 15: WiCyS Cohort registration opens
February 22: 2 pm CT WiCyS Cyber FastTrack Cohort Webinar (Register HERE)
February 28: WiCyS Cohort registration closes
March 1: WiCyS registrants placed in Cohort (Discord Server)
March 1: WiCyS Cyber FastTrack badges distributed
March 1: 6 pm CT WiCyS Cohort “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)
March 22: 6pm CT WiCyS Cohort “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)
April 5: 6pm CT WiCyS Cohort “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)
April 19: 6pm CT WiCyS Cohort “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)
April 27: Cyber FastTrack ends
Participants will receive notification from Cyber FastTrack if they qualify as a top-performer