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FedCTE Program Using Avaya Virtual Environment for Cybersecurity Training
• Collaborative, 3D classroom reduce costs while enhancing cybersecurity learning.
"To enhance the learning experience of the security professionals enrolled in our online training, beginning January 2012 FedCTE will offer its online courses in a 'virtual worlds' environment, in which students will be represented as avatars in a 3-D rendering of a classroom. We expect this to make our online training more useful and enjoyable for our federal cybersecurity trainees."
News release on the FedCTE program, 12/27/2011, Acting Assistant Director Jeff Breed, Diplomatic Security Training Directorate, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Department of State
"It seems only fitting that a new generation of cybertechnology is being used to train a new generation of security experts. These individuals are our nation’s first line of defense against hackers, denial of service attacks and other online threats. Working in a virtual world, they are able to learn new skills and practice the defensive maneuvers needed to protect our nation’s most sensitive assets."
Chris Formant, President, Avaya Government Solutions
• To date FedCTE has trained individuals from 55 offices and agencies of the federal government.
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