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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Q&A: The Fortinet Veterans Program – Taking on the Cybersecurity Talent Gap
The talent shortage in the world of cybersecurity is real, and it’s growing. One of the ways Fortinet is addressing that talent gap is through the Fortinet Veterans Program. The mission of the Fortinet Veterans Program is to give Armed Services veterans across the country the training and mentoring needed to help them transition into the cybersecurity industry through employment at Fortinet, as well as at our distribution and technology partners. Today, dozens of “FortiVets” have already been trained, with many more currently enrolled or successfully starting their careers in cybersecurity.
We spoke with Tony Alfaro, a 20-year veteran of the Marine Corps who recently went through the Fortinet Veterans Program and now works with Fortinet, to get his take on the program.