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Provide volunteer run IT and cybersecurity products and services that enable and protect nonprofits and create equity in the security workforce.

Problems We Solve

  1. IT and cybersecurity are complex, hard to manage, and distracts charities from doing what they do best, serving others.

  2. Veterans and under-represented communities face significant barriers starting their careers.

What We Do

  1. Provide charities with product and services.

  2. Mentor future IT and cybersecurity professionals from veteran and under-represented communities so they have the hands-on experience they need to get a job.




Product and Service

Our Professional Experience

The professionals providing services, and mentoring volunteers, have over 40 years of combined IT and cybersecurity experience in the Department of Defense and private sector. Their jobs have ranged from IT Manager and Customer Success Executive to Vice President and Senior Security Engineer. Their education and certifications include:

  1. (ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  2. SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  3. SANS GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
  4. SANS GIAC Certified Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT)
  5. SANS GIAC Certified Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  6. Master's Degrees in Information Technology and Computer Science