MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 2019-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL), through its Command and Control Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions segment, is pleased to announce their leadership role in assessing, training, and certifying federal employees for the Federal Cybersecurity Reskilling Academy (“FCRA”). The academy is a partnership with Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”), the Department of Education, and the Federal Chief Information Officers (“CIO”) Council. Comtech is also proud to partner with Marcom Group, who will provide program management and marketing support for the training and assessment initiative.
The goal of the Reskilling Academy is to develop a federal workforce that is fully trained to meet the government’s growing technology and cybersecurity needs.
Comtech will assist in definition of selection criteria and will provide assessments to build the cohort. The cohort will complete a three-month program to include eight weeks of in-person training and will be a full-time commitment during the live, in-person training. Individuals completing the cohort will be provided with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities of a cyber defense analyst.
“The Comtech team is very proud to lead the efforts to reskill and redeploy human capital resources, which is key to the President’s Management Agenda. We have the right cybersecurity solutions and team to identify and reskill those people who have high-aptitude and suitability for critical IT roles," said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
The Command & Control Technologies group is a leading provider of mission-critical, highly-mobile C4ISR solutions.
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