Cyber Success Story: Former Military Policeman making his mark in Santander

Cyber Success Story: Former Military Policeman making his mark in Santander

Are you ex-military and looking at Financial Crime as your next career move? Be inspired by our case study with former Military Policeman, Tawanda Tahwa who successfully completed SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institutes i2 training course - and is now making his mark with one of the world’s leading banks as a Transaction Monitoring Analyst.

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Santander: Why a former military police was the perfect candidate to join the company

Santander: Why a former military police was the perfect candidate to join the company

Emily Selkirk is Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Transaction Monitoring at Santander. Read our case study to find out why the transferable skills of a former Military Policeman, Tawanda Tahwa, made him the perfect candidate for a role within her team.

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Quest magazine features two of our successful i2 course candidates on track for success

Quest magazine features two of our successful i2 course candidates on track for success

In this month’s Quest magazine, SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute’s partnership hits the headlines, with two of our i2 course candidates talking about their experience in the military, why they want to go into cybersecurity - and how the course has helped ignite their ambitions.

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Ambitious Communications Systems Specialist in the Army set to make her mark in cybersecurity

Ambitious Communications Systems Specialist in the Army set to make her mark in cybersecurity

Jasmine Eyers is currently serving in the British Army as a Communications Systems Specialist in the 21 Signal Regiment. Jasmine is currently going through resettlement and is due to leave the military in the Summer after 13 distinguished years. She has completed a number of cyber-related courses, including IBM’s i2 training course through SaluteMyJob, which she described as ‘the best yet’. She is incredibly ambitious and has firmly set her sights on making her mark in the cybersecurity industry.

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Ambition for career in cybersecurity reignited for former Intelligence Analyst thanks to SaluteMyJob training course

Ambition for career in cybersecurity reignited for former Intelligence Analyst thanks to SaluteMyJob training course

Rebecca left the Army in November 2016 and has since found the resettlement period challenging. She is currently teaching, but thanks to a course ran by SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute, her ambition to forge a career in cybersecurity has been reignited.

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How offering conversion training to ex-military personnel can help close the notable skills gap in cybersecurity

How offering conversion training to ex-military personnel can help close the notable skills gap in cybersecurity

SaluteMyJob interviewed head of IBM's Security Division in Europe, Julian Meyrick, a former Regimental Signals Officer, who served for six years in the Royal Green Jackets in the British Army. Mr Meyrick discusses how veterans are a valuable talent pool that could help fill the large number of vacant cybersecurity roles and how offering conversion training to ex-military personnel is a way of addressing and closing this notable gap.

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SaluteMyJob, IBM and Corsham Institute Cybersecurity training ex-military success stories

SaluteMyJob, IBM and Corsham Institute Cybersecurity training ex-military success stories

SaluteMyJob has launched its latest cybersecurity training course for military veterans in the UK, with the 100th veteran passing through the doors of the Corsham Institute. Here we look at some of our success stories - three ex-military personnel who excelled in the training and have landed successful employment in highly sough-after roles. 

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SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute's free cybersecurity training hits the headlines

SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute's free cybersecurity training hits the headlines

SaluteMyJob launched its latest cybersecurity training course for military veterans in the UK last week, in partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute (Ci).  During the five-day course, a number of journalists from local media and the national press visited the Corsham Institute to meet with the students and chat to SaluteMyJob, IBM and the Corsham Institute about their unique partnership.

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100 veterans now qualified in cybersecurity thanks to SaluteMyJob, IBM and Ci

100 veterans now qualified in cybersecurity thanks to SaluteMyJob, IBM and Ci

SaluteMyJob has launched its latest cybersecurity training course for military veterans in the UK, in partnership with IBM and the Corsham Institute (Ci). This free certification in IBM security and analytics solutions teaches cybersecurity software skills to former and transitioning military personnel, and 100 veterans will complete the course by 8th September.

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Success for ten veterans who are now certified as users of IBM's QRadar cyber security software

Success for ten veterans who are now certified as users of IBM's QRadar cyber security software

Ten ex-military personnel are now certified as users of IBM's QRadar cyber security software thanks to a free Cyber Security Training Course delivered through a unique partnership between IBM, The Corsham Institute and SaluteMyJob.

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IBM: Why veterans are obvious candidates to help address the cybersecurity skills gap

IBM: Why veterans are obvious candidates to help address the cybersecurity skills gap

Stuart Quick is a former Army Officer and has successfully transitioned into the cybersecurity industry. He is now a Managing Consultant at IBM. SaluteMyJob chats to Stuart to find out more about how ex-military personnel can add value to an organisation and what hard and soft skills does IBM look for when recruiting for cybersecurity roles.  

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Could soldiers, sailors and spies make better CISOs?

Could soldiers, sailors and spies make better CISOs?

In an insightful article on SC Media.com, Max Metzger asks the question, could soldiers, sailors and spies make better Chief Information Security Officers? He looks at how business has long co-opted the language of the military to promote leadership, fight adversity, work as a team, and achieve difficult goals - but how much more relevant are actual military skills and thinking for a CISO fighting a live opponent?

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Veterans are the solution to a shortfall of data analysts

Veterans are the solution to a shortfall of data analysts

DATA analytics is predicted to be one of the fastest growing career fields. Industry experts predict that businesses will need to hire 200,000 data analysts by 2018, with suitably qualified candidates already in short supply.  Employers find that former Service men and women are well suited to these roles. Therefore SaluteMyJob, IBM UK and the Corsham Institute have joined together to provide veterans with free training and certification in IBM’s i2 Analyst’s Notebook data analysis software.

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