Go Virginia Grant

Cyber Security Training

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Cyber security professionals work in government and industry to keep networks and data safe. Work may include:

  • Penetration testing (ethical hacking) and security audits to find vulnerabilities in networks, software, and web applications;
  • Monitoring server logs to find attempted intrusions;
  • Responding to cyber threats
  • Computer forensics and cyber crime
  • Database security

Cyber Security Careers

Go Virginia Grant

This non-credit program is offered through a GO Virginia Cyber Security grant that provides training for selected individuals for only $300. 

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About the Program

The program includes a security review course, CompTIA Security+ Exam, Cybrary online training, and on-the-job training. Evening classes and training are held at BRCC for groups of 15-20 students and will take approximately three months to complete. A local corporate partner will be providing on-the-job training in Harrisonburg and Waynesboro.


Anyone who wishes to work in cyber security in the Shenandoah Valley may apply, including those who are currently employed or in college. Military veterans are encouraged to apply.

This is a competitive program; cohort members are selected based on qualifications and ability to commit to the program.

Successful applicants have some information technology or security education and/or experience. Additional funds for BRCC credit classes in information technology networking may be available for individuals who need more education before entering the program.

How to Apply

If you are interested in participating in this grant program, please complete the online application.

Go VA Application