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Project QUEST Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program First in Texas
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Project QUEST Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program First in Texas

Project QUEST, a San Antonio-based nonprofit organization that matches San Antonio-area residents to career-track training programs, launched the first cybersecurity apprenticeship program in Texas. A nationally registered apprenticeship with the U.S. Department of Labor, Project QUEST manages the Community Initiative Center of Excellence for Secure Software San Antonio (CICESS-SA), an industry-led partnership with community colleges that combines education and apprenticeship to train applicants in secure software development.CICESS apprentices work with local employer partners for the hands-on experience using their newly acquired skills in secure coding to develop computer software in a way that guards against the accidental introduction of security vulnerabilities. The work-study pr...