Cybersecurity Certification Program

This project establishes a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification program at UMW and equip 70 of the region’s citizens with this certification to pursue employment at local businesses within the region. GO Virginia funds will be used to pay for course programming and instructor costs.

  • Statewide Project Theme: Workforce Development
  • Region 6 Priority Industry Cluster: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • GO Virginia Request: $110,000
  • Match: $110,000
  • Source of Match: City of Fredericksburg, King George County, Stafford County, University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College, and Rappahannock Community College
  • Localities: City of Fredericksburg, King George County, and Stafford County
  • How does this project create higher paying jobs? This project creates higher paying jobs by providing training towards a CISSP certification that provide jobs at above the regional average.