Vermont Business Magazine Twinstate Technologies® has joined SUNY Plattsburgh School of Business and Economics (SBE) as an Academic Alliance partner for the new Center for Cybersecurity and Technology (CCT). Twinstate Technologies® along with other Academic Alliance partners such as Sophos, Palo Alto Networks and Dell EMC2 will be offering expertise and guidance to students enrolled in the program. The Center for Cybersecurity and Technology (CCT) or “Hackerspace” as nicknamed, is set to host an open house on Friday, March 24th, 12 pm to 3 pm, at AuSable Hall. The Center will focus on creating cybersecurity projects and hands-on opportunities with local businesses for students who will soon be pursuing their careers in cyber.
“The Center is dedicated to a strong relationship with the business community, to directly support and provide qualified candidates for future cyber positions in the industry. Twinstate Technologies has been our academic partner from the beginning. It was the CEO of Twinstate, Devi Momot, that started the idea of a center for cybersecurity at SUNY Plattsburgh,” said Cristian Balan, CISSP®, CHFI, ACE, Coordinator, Center for Cybersecurity and Technology (CCT) – Hackerspace.
With the future looking promising for those pursuing careers in the cybersecurity field, it is key to build a strong relationship with the Center from the beginning. Twinstate is not only eager to provide industry knowledge and insight to the program but will act as a host to interns and as prospective employers to students.
“We, as individuals, businesses, community and a nation, should all have the ability to effectively know when we are under attack and protect ourselves. It is of the utmost importance," said Twinstate Technologies® CEO and Acting CISO, Devi Momot, CISSP®, GSLC®, GISP®. "We welcome the opportunity to work closely with academic partners to help ensure we have the talent to fulfill the growing need. We are already impressed by the faculty, students and program at SUNY Plattsburgh.”
About Twinstate Technologies®: Twinstate Technologies® is a family-owned, certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) specializing in Cybersecurity and IT, Unified Communications and Collaboration, and Building and Infrastructure. In business for nearly 50 years, it is as progressive as it is experienced, offering technology solutions from the world’s leading manufacturers and providing best-practice solutions for scaling, securing and connecting businesses and organizations. The company is headquartered in Morrisonville, New York with offices in Latham, New York; Colchester, Vermont; and Concord, New Hampshire, and provides services nationally. twinstate.com / 800.833.8000.