BrandPost: Developing Cybersecurity Career Pathways for Veterans

The cybersecurity skills gap should be as much of a concern for organizations as the increase in sophisticated threats. One way organizations can address the talent shortage is by focusing on recruiting and hiring veterans. Veterans’ experience in the service develops work ethic, situational awareness and the ability to work under immense pressure that complements the skills needed for a career in cyber. 

Recognizing that veterans are an untapped resource when hiring cybersecurity professionals for both technical and nontechnical roles, Fortinet’s Veterans Program helps military veterans transition into the cybersecurity industry by providing professional networking opportunities, training, mentoring and direct connections to an ecosystem of partner employers.

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