HANOVER, Md., Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The KeyW Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:KEYW) today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has named KeyW’s Parrot Labs an official cybersecurity provider in DHS’ National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) Education and Training Catalog.
This government-sponsored online catalog is the central location for cybersecurity professionals to search for specific training courses designed to help them achieve their workforce development objectives, add to their skill set, increase their level of expertise, earn a certification or transition to a new career.
“KeyW is honored to be named an NICCS provider, helping support the national mission to educate and train our nation's future cybersecurity workforce,” said John Sutton, KeyW’s chief operating officer. “Parrot Labs will leverage this achievement—along with the endorsements we earned this year from the American Council on Education—to increase our visibility in the market and further differentiate the quality of capabilities in KeyW’s cyber training enterprise.”
In addition, all Parrot Labs courses are aligned to specialty areas in the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Cybersecurity Workforce Framework, a blueprint for categorizing, organizing and describing cybersecurity work into categories; specialty areas; work roles; tasks; and knowledge, skills and abilities.
KeyW’s Parrot Labs’ offers seven cyber mission training courses in the NICCS catalog. For a complete listing of these courses, please visit the Parrot Labs’ page.
About Parrot Labs and KeyW
KeyW’s Parrot Labs offers interactive, proficiency-based Cyber Mission Training classes with industry-leading instructors that make it easy for cybersecurity professionals to meet their training requirements. Parrot Labs excels in offensive methodologies, such as network exploitation, uses the Survey, Secure, Protect and Recover methodology to defend against and locate malicious threats and instructs cyber leaders about the cyber threat landscape.
KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge nearly 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism. For more information, please visit www.KeyWCorp.com or follow KeyW on Twitter @KeyWCorp.
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